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Cablegate: National Security and Nuclear Weapons Demarche

VZCZCXYZ0009
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHAK #1716 2701115
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 261115Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7567
INFO RHEHAAA/NSC WASHDC PRIORITY
RHEBAAA/DEPT OF ENERGY WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/JCS WASHDC PRIORITY

UNCLAS ANKARA 001716

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/SE GARBE AND GOODMAN, ISN/RA FOR GODBY,
ISN/SPO FOR BUTTRICK, DOE/NNSAFOR HARVEY, OSD/P FOR STEIN,
NSC FOR SMITH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KNNP PREL PARM
SUBJECT: NATIONAL SECURITY AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS DEMARCHE
DELIVERED

REF: STATE 101233

1. (SBU) We passed the non-paper contained in reftel and a
copy of the publicly-released paper to MFA Disarmament and
Nonproliferation Deputy Director General Ahmet Gun on
September 25. Gun welcomed the information and confirmed
that the Turkish defense attache in Washington has received a
briefing and a copy of the paper. He said he will also share
the reports to other relevant GOT agencies.

2. (SBU) COMMENT: We have not seen local media coverage of
the paper's release and do not expect the paper to receive
significant press coverage.

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

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