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Cablegate: Global Initiative Legal and Regulatory Frameworks

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHAK #1311 2051123
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 231123Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 6916

UNCLAS ANKARA 001311

SIPDIS

EUR/SE, ISN/WMDT, EUR/PRA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PTER KNNP MCAP PINR PINS PARM PREL
SUBJECT: GLOBAL INITIATIVE LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS
CONFERENCE DEMARCHE DELIVERED

REF: STATE 077168

1. We delivered reftel demarche to MFA Acting Deputy Director
General Elif Ulgen on July 22. She reiterated GOT's
reticence in participating in Global Initiative activities,
even technical, working-level events, since Cyprus became a
partner in 2007. She offered to circulate the information
sheet to relevant agencies, but said it would be unlikely
that Turkey will send a participant to the Legal and
Regulatory Frameworks Conference in September.


Visit Ankara's Classified Web Site at
http://www.intelink.sgov.gov/wiki/Portal:Turk ey

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