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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Additional Personnel for Herat Chief

VZCZCXYZ0000
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBUL #1245 1041318
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141318Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 7499

UNCLAS KABUL 001245

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, INL/CNPR

E.O. 12958 N/A

TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF

SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL FOR HERAT CHIEF
PROSECUTOR

REF: a. KABUL 1213 b. STATE 48766

1. (U) This is a time-sensitive action request; please see para 3.

2. (SBU) In order to comply with Leahy Amendment vetting
requirements, this cable forwards the name of one additional
candidate chosen as a replacement for the Herat Chief Prosecutor
Maria Bashir's personal security detail (PSD) (ref a).

3. (U) Action Request: Post requests expeditious completion of the
new candidate as soon as possible and thanks Department for its
expeditious vetting of the first list (ref b).

4. (U) INL has conducted in-country vetting and possesses no
evidence that the candidate has committed human rights violations.

5. (SBU) Following is the biographical data for the additional PSD
candidate:

Name: Farid Fayzan
First Name: Farid
Father's Name: Ghulam Jaylan
Job or occupation: Mosaic maker
DOB: 1984
Place of Birth: Herat
Ethnicity: Tajik

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