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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #7955 3391941
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 041935Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 2872

UNCLAS STATE 127955

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

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

REF: BAGHDAD 003718

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: Wisam Raisan Shatti SHATTI
POSITION: Captain, Counter-Terrorism Command, Iraqi Army
DOB: January 12, 1978
TYPE OF TRAINING: DLI/Military Intelligence CCC
TRAINING LOCATION: San Antonio, TX and FT Huachuca, AZ
DATES OF TRAINING: Jaunary 14, 2009 to November 9, 2009
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