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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHKO #5441 3380851
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 040851Z DEC 07
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9997

UNCLAS TOKYO 005441

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

FOR EAP/RSP - GABRIEL ALVARADO, EAP/J, DRL/PHD, RM/RSAT,
L/PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MARR MOPS PINR PINS JA
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING: JOINT COMBINED EXCHANGE TRAINING

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 U.S.-sponsored training. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. Please vet the following candidates:

Name: Furuta, Seigo
Position: Commander, JGSDF, Special Operations Group
Service Number: N/A
DOB: 11 March, 1963
POB: Fukuoka, Japan
Type of Training: Joint Combined Exchange Training
Location of Training: Okinawa, Japan
Dates of Training: 13 Jan - 2 Feb 2008


Name: Hatano, Shunichi
Position: Commander, JMSDF, Special Boat Unit
Service Number: N/A
DOB: 17 February, 1962
POB: Kagoshima, Japan
Type of Training: Joint Combined Exchange Training
Location of Training: Okinawa, Japan
Dates of Training: 13 Jan - 2 Feb 2008
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