US embassy cable - 02ANKARA8961

(NIAG 1094) TURKISH COOPERATION WITH IRAQ (S)

Identifier: 02ANKARA8961
Wikileaks: View 02ANKARA8961 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Ankara
Created: 2002-12-13 07:41:00
Classification: SECRET
Tags: PARM PREL ETTC TU IZ MNUC UNSC
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S E C R E T ANKARA 008961 
 
SIPDIS 
 
 
DEPT. FOR NP/RA J. SMITH, EUR/SE, EUR/PRA, NEA/NGA AND 
INR/SPM 
 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/11/2012 
TAGS: PARM, PREL, ETTC, TU, IZ, MNUC, UNSC 
SUBJECT: (NIAG 1094) TURKISH COOPERATION WITH IRAQ (S) 
 
REF: A. STATE 251315 
     B. STATE 147264 
     C. ANKARA 6489 
     D. ANKARA 5666 
     E. ANKARA 3653 
 
 
Classified by Pol-Mil Counselor Stuart Brown.  Reasons 1.5 B 
and D. 
 
 
1.(S) On December 11, Operation Northern Watch POLAD 
delivered to MFA Iraq Deskoff Ferhat Alkan ref A demarche on 
cooperation between Turkish firm Yapa-Dis-Ticaret and Iraq. 
Alkan said he would immediately forward the information to 
the relevant GOT authorities and get back to us as soon as he 
had additional information. 
 
 
2. (S) Also on December 11, Econ Counselor raised ref A 
information with Turkey's new Under Secretary for Foreign 
Trade Tuncer Kayalar. Kayalar said Turkey would not allow any 
items on the Wasenaar list to be exported to Iraq.  Econ 
Counselor responded that this was not sufficient; Turkey 
should process all of its Iraq exports through the UN system. 
DEUTSCH 

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