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Cablegate: Egypt Names Probable Coepsu Participants For

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TAGS: MARR MASS IT EG
SUBJECT: EGYPT NAMES PROBABLE COEPSU PARTICIPANTS FOR
SEPTEMBER COURSE

REF: A. CAIRO 1788
B. CAIRO 1605
C. STATE 77703

1. The Italian Embassy informed us August 26 that they
received a dipnote from the Egyptian MFA confirming that the
Egyptian Ministry of Interior "agrees in principle" to send
10 officers to the COEPSU course beginning September 22, and
listing the officers' names. Italian Emboff told us August
26 that the Egyptian Interior Minister still needs to sign a
decree authorizing these officers' participation. Italian
emboff said he expects the Egyptian officers to be able to
participate in the September course.

2. Egyptian officers' names and titles are as follows:

Lt. Col. Motaz Hussein Dawood El Tanir
Lt. Col. Mohammed Talaat Mohammed Aly
Lt. Col. Omar Abdel Moneim Mohammed Bolbol
Lt. Col. Ayman Refaat Abdel Ghany Ghbashy
Lt. Col. Hossam Hussein Mohammed El Dib
Major Hossam Mohammed Youssef Sabry
Major Ashraf Ahmed Abdou Hassanein
Major Tamer Mohammed Mohammed Lotfy Shahin
Major Wael Mohammed Helmy Sonbol
Major Emad Eddin Ibrahim Mahmoud El Tarhouny

3. Per ref C, post is processing Leahy vetting for these
officers, and will inform the Department septel when the
vetting is completed.
SCOBEY

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