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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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DE RUEHSG #1153 2012037
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 202037Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1823
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 001153

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
SECURITY RESPONSES TO TERRORISM COURSE

REF: WILSON - CRETAROLO EMAIL 07/19/2007

1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2 and 3.

2. Action request: Embassy requests the Department assist
in conducting a Leahy Amendment Human Rights review, as well
as a general name check, of the following Chilean candidate
who has been nominated for training in the U.S., pursuant to
the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act. Please transmit
the results of such, including information not strictly
covered by the Leahy Amendment, to Embassy.

3. The proposed training is the Security Responses to
Terrorism Course, which will take place at the Asia Pacific
Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, from
08/21/2007 to 08/28/2007. The name and identifying
information of the proposed candidate appear in the following
format: Name, rank, unit, date of birth, place of birth and
national identification number.

a. Julio E. GORDON Gonzalez, Major, Carabineros de Chile, 15
October 1967, Santiago, Chile, 9.129.133-9.

4. Embassy's ongoing investigation has not found credible
information that the candidate has been involved in gross
human rights violations.
KELLY

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