Viewing cable 07ANKARA709
Title: REQUEST FOR RESETTLEMENT OF GUANTANAMO DETAINEES

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07ANKARA7092007-03-28 14:08:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Ankara
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C O N F I D E N T I A L ANKARA 000709 
 
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E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/28/2022 
TAGS: PREL PTER PHUM PINR KAWC TU
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR RESETTLEMENT OF GUANTANAMO DETAINEES 
PASSED TO TURKEY 
 
REF: STATE 36550 
 
Classified By: CDA Nancy McEldowney, reasons 1.4 (b) and (d). 
 
(C) Charge raised reftel request for Turkey to consider the 
transfer and resettlement of select Guantanamo detainees with 
Deputy FM Apakan and Deputy Undersecretary for Bilateral 
Affairs Haydar Berk on March 26.  We followed up with Deputy 
Director General for Security Affairs Sakir Torunlar on March 
¶27.  MFA officials welcomed US action to further the process 
towards closure of the Guantanamo facility and took the 
request under advisement. 
 
Visit Ankara's Classified Web Site at 
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eur/ankara/ 
 
MCELDOWNEY