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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGB #3353 2811331
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 081331Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3762

UNCLAS BAGHDAD 003353

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV MOPS PINS PHUM PREL IZ
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED
TRAINING FOR RAHAM AND MOHAMMED


1. (U) This is an action request.

2. (U) Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act,
post request the Department's assistance in screening the
following candidates of the Iraqi Security Forces who have
been nominated for training in the United States. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. (U) Names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Al Obaidi Mohammed Abdulateff MOHAMMED
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: January 19, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: NESA Executive Seminary
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: October 24 to November 7, 2007


NAME: Al Zamili Kadhim Mansoor RAHAM
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: March 18, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: NESA Executive Seminary
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: October 24 to November 7, 2007


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