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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Vietnam Leahy Vetting Request -

VZCZCXYZ0004
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #5445 3661819
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 311807Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHHI/AMEMBASSY HANOI PRIORITY 8390
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 7324
RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 135445

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR PREL PTER SNAR MARR KCRM VM
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR VIETNAM LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
ILEA BANGKOK CLANDESTINE LAB INVESTIGATION / CHEMICAL CONTROL COURSE

REF: HANOI 1366

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and found that,
to date, it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights committed by the individuals identified below. These
individuals are candidates for the ILEA Bangkok Clandestine Lab
Investigation/Chemical Control Course from January 12-23, 2009.

2. (U) Candidates:

Nguyen Xuan Truong, Maj. COL.
DOB: Dec 15, 1973
POB: Nam Dinh, Vietnam
Institute of Forensic Science, Hanoi

Nguyen Xuan Hong, Lt. COL.
DOB: Feb 07, 1964
POB: Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Chief of Division, Hung Yen Counter Narcotic Police

Nguyen Duy Dong, Sr. LT.
DOB: Jul 27, 1973
POB: Thanh Hoa
Officer, Counter Narcotic Department, Hanoi

Hoang Huu Toan, CAPT.
DOB: Nov 16, 1977
POB: Hanoi, Vietnam
Instructor, Peoples Police University, Ho Chi Minh City

3. (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.

4. (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.

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

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