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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Candidate for English Language

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBUL #0738 0841532
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 241532Z MAR 08
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3362

UNCLAS KABUL 000738

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, S/CT

E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: CANDIDATE FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TRAINING

1. This is an action request - see paragraph 2.

2. In order to comply with Leahy human rights vetting requirements,
this cable forwards the name of one (1) Afghan government official
selected to attend English language training in the United States.
Post possesses no derogatory information on this individual. Post
requests the Department's review of these candidates by March 31,
2008.

3. Following is the biographical data:
Name: Salahuddin Hamidi
Father: Abdul Hamid
Grandfather: Musakhan
Rank: Col
Unit: Ministry of Defense (Aide to the Minister)
DOB: 26 OCt 66
POB: Wardak, Afghanistan
Ethnicity: Mirkhail
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