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Cablegate: Sponsoring Resolution On Human Rights in Belarus

Published: Thu 28 Oct 2004 09:47 AM
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UNCLAS ANKARA 006114
SIPDIS
SENSITIVE
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM BO TU
SUBJECT: SPONSORING RESOLUTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN BELARUS
REF: STATE 230264
1. (U) We presented reftel demarche October 27 to Turkish MFA
Human Rights officer Serhat Aksen. Aksen personally
concurred with the statements in the demarche and said he
would consult his colleagues regarding appropriate action
before the Turkish holiday weekend begins the afternoon of
Thursday October 28. Human Rights Department Head Ali Savut
later followed up Aksen's response,saying the GOT strongly
supported this resolution, adding "No one has sympathy for
Lukashenko."
EDELMAN
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