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Cablegate: Visas Viper Submission

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UNCLAS MADRID 003212

SIPDIS

VISAS VIPER

DEPT FOR CA/VO/L/C AND INR/IC/TIPOFF

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: CVIS KVPR PTER ASEC CMGT PINR PREL
(BOULOUDO, KHALID)
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER SUBMISSION


1. POST WISHES TO SUBMIT AND/OR UPDATE THE FOLLOWING
NAME AND INFORMATION TO CLASS IN ACCORDANCE WITH VIPER
PROCEDURES:

2. DAILY "EL PAIS" OF AUG. 21, 2004 REPORTED THAT THE
DUTCH MINISTRY OF JUSTICE AUTHORIZED THE HANDOVER OF
THE SUSPECTED TERRORIST, KHALID BOULOUDO, A 29 YEAR
OLD, MOROCCAN-BORN, BELGIAN CITIZEN, TO BELGIAN
AUTHORITIES IN COMPLIANCE WITH A FORMAL REQUEST.
BOULOUDO WAS ARRESTED IN A ROAD POLICE CONTROL IN THE
SOUTH OF THE NETHERLANDS IN JANUARY 2004. THE
INDIVIDUAL IS WANTED IN BELGIUM FOR HIS MEMBERSHIP IN
THE "MOROCCAN ISLAMIC COMBATANT GROUP" (GICM) WHOSE
TERRORIST MEMBERS ARE ALLEGEDLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
CASABLANCA AND MADRID ATTACKS. ACCORDING TO PRESS
REPORTS, A REQUEST FOR HIS EXTRADITION, PREVIOUSLY
SUBMITTED BY MOROCCAN AUTHORITIES, WAS DENIED ON JULY
9, 2004, AS DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE SUBMITTED WAS
INCOMPLETE. MOROCCAN COURT ISSUED AN INTERNATIONAL
WARRANT OF ARREST FOR BOULOUDO FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN
THE CASABLANCA TERRORIST ATTACKS. HE IS ACCUSED OF
COLLECTING FUNDS FOR THE TERRORIST ATTACK AND OF
ATTEMPTING TO REORGANIZE THE TERRORIST GROUP IN
BELGIUM.

3. NAME: BOULOUDO, KHALID

- GENDER: MALE
- DPOB: 29 YEARS OLD, MOROCCO
- ALSO HAS BELGIAN NATIONALITY
- CLASS: POSITIVE

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