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Cablegate: Niger: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Acota

VZCZCXRO5076
PP RUEHMA RUEHPA
DE RUEHNM #1008 2511233
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 081233Z SEP 06
FM AMEMBASSY NIAMEY
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2878
INFO RUEHZK/ECOWAS COLLECTIVE

UNCLAS NIAMEY 001008

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT. FOR AF/W, INR/AA, PMP/PA, DRL/PHD, LPM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR PHUM NG
SUBJECT: NIGER: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR ACOTA
ECOWAS EXERCISE

1. Post requests human rights certification for the
following Nigerien military personnel to participate in the
ACOTA ECOWAS Stand by Force (ESF) Headquarters Staff Training
Exercise to be held from September 2 - 25 in Accra, Ghana:

Major Chaibou Idrissa, Chief of Communications, Army Staff

2. Post's files contain no instances of gross human rights
violations as of September 8, 2006.

3. Post requests that Department review its files so that
appropriate human rights certification can be issued.
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