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Cablegate: Czech Republic: Fast Track Leahy Human Rights

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DE RUEHPG #0195 0810646
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 210646Z MAR 08
FM AMEMBASSY PRAGUE
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0196
INFO RHMFIUU/USSOCOM SCSO MACDILL AFB FL PRIORITY
RHMFISS/CDR USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE PRIORITY
RHMFISS/HQ USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE PRIORITY

UNCLAS PRAGUE 000195

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SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV PREL EZ PM
SUBJECT: CZECH REPUBLIC: FAST TRACK LEAHY HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING RESULTS

REF: STATE 169827

1. Per reftel request, Post has reviewed the records of the
below named Czech military unit and personnel and found no
derogatory information.

a) Name of Unit ) 601 Special Forces Group, Czech Ministry
of Defense, Prostejov, Czech Republic.

b) 601 Special Force Group Commander ) Colonel Milan
Kovanda, DOB 27 March 1970.

c) Director of Czech Special Forces Directorate, Czech
Ministry of Defense ) Colonel Igor Slavik, DOB 25 October
1956.

2. Upcoming Czech Special Operations Forces-related events:
1) 601 Special Forces Group personnel will participate in
medical team training at the U.S. Army Joint Multinational
Training Command, Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 2008; 2)
Colonels Kovanda and Slavik will participate in the
USSOCOM-hosted International SOF Week 2008, May 2008; and 3)
The 601st Special Forces Group will participate in Joint
Combined Exercise Training (JCET) ECZ2008JCET044W, June 2008.
Graber

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