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JW v State April 7 Benghazi production 01511 pg 40-43

JW v State April 7 Benghazi production 01511 pg 40-43

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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05948048 Date: 04/07/2016
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED
RELEASE PA~R.T.
BS,B6 September 15, 2012
The Secretarys Call Sheet for
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
(SBU) Purpose Call: Foreign Minister Davutoglu wishes offer his
condolences over the loss Ambassador Stevens and three additional Chief
Mission personnel the September attack the U.S. Mission Benghazi.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05948048 Date: 04/07/2016
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(SBU) Background: Given Turkeys presence Benghazi,
reached out U/S Sinirlioglu September ask
for Turkeys assistance obtaining details the breaking situation U.S.
Consulate General Benghazi. Both the Turkish Ambassador Libya and the
Turkish Consul General Benghazi quickly engaged Libyan officials and
provided critical details the attack, and the Consul General offered shelter any
American his residence Benghazi.
(SBU) The Turkish Ministry Foreign Affairs issued strong statement
September condemning the attacks and called for the perpetrators brought justice soon possible. Davutoglu sent you condolence letter
September 12, and President Gui and Erdogan sent condolences President
Obama. Additionally, speech the European Strategy Annual Meeting
Yalta September 14, Erdogan condemned the film, suggested that freedom
expression should not allows such insults, and urged U.S. authorities take
measures against the producers. also stressed that provocative insults not
legitimize violence terrorism, and continued condemn the attacks.
(SBU) Turkey served our protecting power Libya after closed our
Embassy Libya 2011. Then-Turkish Ambassador Libya, Salim Levent
Sahinkaya, was instrumental securing the release and safe departure several
Americans being held Libya Qadhafi forces March 20,11. You presented
him with award during your June trip Istanbul.
(SBU) Upcoming Engagement: Deputy Secretary Burns was expected Ankara chair the second meeting the U.S.-Turkey Working Group Syria September
14, but after the tragedy Libya, Ambassador Ford and Assistant Secretary
Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet led the delegation his
place. PRM A/S Ann Richard and USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy
Lindborg were also present.
(SBU) Separately, Erdogan requested speak with the President September
and the call scheduled for September 18. You have agreed meet with
Davutoglu the margins UNGA but, instructions, have not yet notified
the government Turkey.
Attachments:
Tab -Turkish Erdogans September Statement
Tab -Ankara 1236: Turks Offer Condolences
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05948048 Date: 04/07/2016
Approved: EUR Assistant Secretary Philip Gordon
Drafted:
Cleared:
EUR/SE: Stephanie Hutchison, 7-6934,~I---~
EUR/FO: TK.aidanow
EUR/FO: ERubin
EUR/SE: MColeman
D(B): LCoffey
D(N): ARupp CWestley
SIP: ABinnendijk
NBA/MAG: LSizer
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C059480~8 Date: 04/07/2016
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