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Cablegate: Department Clearance for China Leahy Vetting Request - Post

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DE RUEHC #8796 3431541
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O R 081534Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING IMMEDIATE 4555
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 6847
RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 128796

SIPDIS, SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM KCRM PTER PREL MARR SNAR HK CH TH
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR CHINA LEAHY VETTING REQUEST - POST
BLAST INVESTIGATIONS AND CLANDESTINE LAB INVESTIGATIONS/CHEMICAL
CONTROL COURSES

REF: BEIJING 4429

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
to date, it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights for the individuals identified in paragraph 2 below.
The individuals from the Tianjin and Hubei public security bureaus
listed below are candidates to attend training at ILEA Bangkok.

2. (SBU) Names of proposed participants for the ILEA Bangkok course
entitled Post Blast Investigations scheduled from January 12-23, 2009
are as follows:

Name: FU Li
Gender: Male
DOB: 23 September 1970
POB: Tianjin
Rank: Supervisor, Second Class
Unit: No. 1 Brigade, Criminal Investigation Division, Tianjin Public
Security Department
Title: Group Chief, No. 2 Group
Passport No: P00444833
Expiration Date: 17 October 2013

Name: CHEN Weidong
Gender: Male
DOB: 10 October 1966
POB: Tianjin
Rank: Supervisor, Second Class
Unit: No. 13 Brigade, Criminal Investigation Division, Tianjin Public
Security Department
Title: Group Chief, Explosion Case Disposal Group
Passport No: P00444430
Expiration Date: 9 September 2013

3. (SBU) Names of proposed participants for the ILEA Bangkok course
entitled Clandestine Lab Investigations/ Chemical Control scheduled
from January 12-23, 2009 are as follows:

Name: ZHANG Zigang
Gender: Male
DOB: 24 December 1975
POB: Hubei
Rank: Supervisor, Third Class
Unit: General Office, Narcotics Division, Wuhan Public Security Bureau
Title: Deputy Chief
Passport No: P00349933
Expiration Date: 17 October 2013

Name: TAO Yudong
Gender: Male
DOB: 18 April 1976
POB: Hubei
Rank: Supervisor, Third Class
Unit: Third Group, Narcotics Division, Wuhan Public Security Bureau
Title: Deputy Chief
Passport No: P00349875
Expiration Date: 9 September 2013

Name: GUO Tao
Gender: Male
DOB: 13 September 1974
POB: Hubei
Rank: Superintendent, First Class
Unit: Foreign Affairs Division, Wuhan Public Security Bureau
Title: Staff
Passport No: P00349934
Expiration Date: 17 October 2013

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

5. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

6. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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