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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response: Mr. Abebaw Asfaw Felleke's

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R 120959Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY ADDIS ABABA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 1652
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RHMFIUU/HQ USCENTCOM MACDILL AFB FL

UNCLAS ADDIS ABABA 002217

FOR ACSS
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR AF/E DESK OFFICER JOHN WYSHAM
DRL FOR SIMONE JOSEPH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PMIL PGOV ET
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE: MR. ABEBAW ASFAW FELLEKE'S
PARTICIPATION IN THE AFRICAN CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES
SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS WORKSHOP, 17-22 AUGUST, 2008

REF: STATE 85917

1. (SBU) Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance
Act, REFTEL identified one Ethiopian National to Participate
in Small Arms and Light Weapons non-proliferation training,
to be held 17-22 August in Kampala Uganda. Per REFTEL
Embassy verifies that as of 11 Aug 08 the Department of State
Possesses no credible information of gross violations of
Human Rights by the Ethiopian Citizen listed in REFTEL. This
cable completes the Joint Human Rights Vetting Approval
Process for the Ethiopian Citizen cited. Note that if at any
time Post becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by any units or personnel
involved in this training, Post should so inform the
department.


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