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Cablegate: Open Skies Treaty Reimbursement

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DE RUEHC #6816 3371838
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P R 021831Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHAK/AMEMBASSY ANKARA PRIORITY 6470
INFO RUEHVEN/USMISSION USOSCE 6126

UNCLAS STATE 126816

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TU OSCE
SUBJECT: OPEN SKIES TREATY REIMBURSEMENT

1. The United States shared an Open Skies Treaty mission
with Turkey over the Russian Federation the week of 4 August.
According to the joint modalities agreed on May 13, 2008,
the U.S. agreed to pay the Government of Turkey no more than
$5,000 U.S. dollars as reimbursement for our share of the
expenses.

2. We request that Post forward the $5,000 funds to the
Turkish bank account per the information provided below using
the following fund cite information. Request Post report on
confirmation of payment date.

Obligation number: M9 1059806050
Appropriation: 19801130000
Allotment: 1059
Org. Code: 195210
Object Code: 2589
Function Code: 2129

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara Branch
Intermediary: Citibank Frankfurt
Turkish Ministry of Defense Bank Account: 85-859-001-021
Swift Code: TCMB TR 2A

Point of Contact in Ankara is: Col Demiral, Chief of the
Turkish Arms Control Implementation and Verification Center
(SKUD), Turkish General Staff. Telephone: 90-312-402-1464,
fax: 90-312-4183047

Point of Contact at State is: Diana Marvin, 202-647-5357,
Bureau of Verification, Compliance and Implementation.
RICE

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