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Cablegate: International Law Commission Election

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHAK #6275 3071506
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 031506Z NOV 06
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 9805
INFO RUEHIT/AMCONSUL ISTANBUL 1574

UNCLAS ANKARA 006275

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ODIP ILC UNGA TU
SUBJECT: INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMISSION ELECTION

REF: A. STATE 180503
B. STATE 137429
C. ANKARA 6017

1. (SBU) As instructed reftels, we have sought Turkish
support for the U.S. candidate with both the MFA Director
General for Legal Affairs and with officials in the
International Organizations Directorate responsible for the
issue. Both responded by seeking U.S. support for the
Turkish candidate, Professor Raul Versan. As reported in ref
c, the Turkish MFA has requested by diplomatic note that the
U.S. and Turkey mutually agree to support each other's
candidates. Post requests guidance on how we can respond to
the Turkish request.

Visit Ankara's Classified Web Site at
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eur/ankara/

WILSON

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