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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting For

VZCZCXYZ0008
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKO #3398 2060835
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 250835Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5828

UNCLAS TOKYO 003398

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

FOR EAP/J, DRL/PHD, RM/RSAT, L/PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MOPS MARR PINS PINR JA
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING: SENIOR EXECUTIVE COURSE AND
COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY RESPONSE TO TERRORISM COURSE


1. This is an action request. Please see paragraph 3.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act,
Post requests the Department's assistance in screening the
following candidates of the Japan Self Defense Force who have
been nominated for training in the United States. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. Please vet the following candidates:

Name: Yamada, Yoshitaka
Position: Consul General, Consulate General of Japan,
Honolulu, Hawaii
Service Number: Not applicable
DOB: 1970 May 5
POB: Tokyo, Japan
Type of Training: Comprehensive Security Response to
Terrorism (CSRT)
Location of Training: Asia-Pacific Center for Security
Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii
Dates of Training: July 31 - August 22, 2007

Name: Eiichi Funada
Position: Rear Admiral, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force,
Chief of Staff - Maizuru District
DOB: 1955 Dec 6
POB: Tokyo, Japan
Type of Training: Senior Executive Course
Location of Training: Asia-Pacific Center for Security
Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii
Dates of Training: August 27 - August 31, 2007

4. Post appreciates the Department's assistance.
SCHIEFFER

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