US embassy cable - 94ANKARA9784

MEANING OF "PKK"

Identifier: 94ANKARA9784
Wikileaks: View 94ANKARA9784 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Ankara
Created: 1994-08-08 15:24:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: PTER TU
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
R 081524Z AUG 94
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO FBIS NICOSIA CY
SECSTATE WASHDC 1333
UNCLAS ANKARA 009784 
 
 
DEPARTMENT FOR EUR/P AND NEA/P 
 
E.O. 12356:N/A 
TAGS:  PTER, TU 
SUBJECT:  MEANING OF "PKK" 
 
REF:  (A) STATE 208922; (B) FBIS NICOSIA 051822Z AUG 94; 
(C) 93 ANKARA 9566 
 
EMBASSY REMINDS ADDRESSEES THAT THE TERM "PKK" STANDS 
FOR "KURDISTAN WORKERS PARTY" ("PARTIYA KERKERAN 
KURDISTAN" IN KURDISH), NOT/NOT "KURDISH WORKERS 
PARTY."  THE DIFFERENCE IS MORE THAN SYNTACTICAL. 
 
 
BARKLEY 

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