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Cablegate: Southeast Turkey Press Summary June 11, 2004

Published: Wed 16 Jun 2004 07:31 AM
This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.
UNCLAS ADANA 000078
SIPDIS
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PINS PGOV PHUM IZ TU ADANA
SUBJECT: SOUTHEAST TURKEY PRESS SUMMARY JUNE 11, 2004
This is the Southeastern Turkey press summary for June 11, 2004.
Please note that Turkish press reports often contain errors or
exaggerations; AmConsulate Adana does not vouch for the accuracy
of the reports summarized here.
POLITICAL, SECURITY, HUMAN RIGHTS
Turkiye / Two security guards were killed during an attack on
Gercus provincial district residences. It is reported that
there were two attackers and the Batman Governorate started an
investigation on the incident.
Ozgur Gundem / In Diyarbakir, Batman, Adana and Mersin, people
gathered to celebrate the release of DEP MP's, including Leyla
Zana.
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