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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #0393 3462111
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 112103Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 3070

UNCLAS STATE 130393

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 ABDULRAZZAQ

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 is as follows:

NAME: Ahmed Faris Abdulrazzaq
POSITION: Liutenant, Iraqi Army
DOB: August 15, 1982
TYPE OF TRAINING: ELT Signal Officer Basic
TRAINING LOCATION: San Antonio, TX and Fort Gordon, GA
DATES OF TRAINING: *November 29, 2008 - August 28, 2009
*Note: The candidate will join the training in progress.
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