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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #7433 2271552
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141547Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0253

UNCLAS STATE 087433

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL MOHAMMEDAWI

REF: BAGHDAD 2438

1. The Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the members of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests
that visa applications for both individuals be filed with as
much time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by any of these
individuals, the Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. The name of the proposed candidate (Ref A) is as follows;

NAME: Raad Lazim Mejbel AL MOHAMMEDAWI
POSITION: BG, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: April 6, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: Middle East Regional CT Seminar
TRAINING LOCATION: Amman, Jordan
DATES OF TRAINING: August 22 to 28, 2008
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