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Cablegate: Response to Request Human Rights Vetting For

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DE RUEHC #3921 1412112
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 202105Z MAY 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV PRIORITY 4288

UNCLAS STATE 053921

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IS MARR MASS PHUM
SUBJECT: RESPONSE TO REQUEST HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCES PERSONNEL ATTENDING MAY
INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES WEEK
EVENTS

REF: TEL AVIV 001002

1. The Department of State has reviewed its files and
finds that as of May 13, 2008 it possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals listed below:

COL Nadav Padan
Current IDF Attache in Washington, D.C.
Israel Defense Forces
Date/Place of Birth: September 27, 1967, Israel
Israeli Passport Number: 11995013

LTCOL Oren Gil
Commander of the Counterterrorism, Marksmanship, and Sniper
School (CTMSS)
Israel Defense Forces
Date/Place of Birth: May 23, 1973, Italy
Israeli Passport Number: 10087497

2. Post is permitted to provide the following statement
to authorized parties: Embassy in Tel Aviv verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible
information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified in paragraph 1 above, as of
this date. Post may cite this cable in response.

3. If in the future Post becomes aware of possible human
rights violation by the individuals listed above, Post
should inform the Department and not proceed with the
training.

5. Point of contact at the Department is Kurt Medland,
NEA/IPA, 202-647-2647.
RICE

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