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Cablegate: (U) Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored

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DE RUEHC #5319 3311438
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O 261432Z NOV 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD IMMEDIATE 2674

UNCLAS STATE 125319

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: (U) HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED
TRAINING FOR ABBOOD

REF: BAGHDAD 003581

1. (U) The Department has reviewed its files and finds that
it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the member of the Iraqi Security
Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests that visa
applications for the individual be filed with as much time as
possible to allow for additional processing procedures that
may be required. Note that if, at any time, the Embassy
becomes aware of any information regarding incidents which
could be deemed to be credible information of a gross
violation of human rights by this individual, the Embassy
should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The name of the proposed candidate (ref a) is as
follows:

NAME: Abbas Kadhim Abbood Abbood
POSITION: Major, Iraq Special Operations Force (ISOF), 1st
Battalion, S-3
TYPE OF TRAINING: National Defense University
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: January 7, 2009 - June 10, 2009
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