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Cablegate: Request Leahy Vetting for Ilea Bangkok: Small Arms

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OO RUEHCN RUEHGH RUEHVC
DE RUEHBJ #3756 2700859
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 260859Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0173
INFO RUEHOO/CHINA POSTS COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK PRIORITY 6444

UNCLAS BEIJING 003756

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/CM, EAP/RSP, INL/C/CJ, DRL, INR
BANGKOK FOR ILEA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL CH
SUBJECT: REQUEST LEAHY VETTING FOR ILEA BANGKOK: SMALL ARMS
SMUGGLING AND EXPLOSIVES IDENTIFICATION COURSE

REF: STATE 93065

1. (SBU) Post requests the Department's assistance in vetting
the following candidates, from the Chinese Tianjin Municipal
Police, who have been nominated for training at ILEA Bangkok,
pursuant to the Leahy Amendment and Foreign Assistance Act.
Post has no derogatory information.

2. (SBU) Names of proposed candidates for the ILEA Bangkok
course, entitled International Small Arms Smuggling and
Explosives Identification, October 27-31, are as follows:

Name: LI Xiulin
DOB: October 4, 1947
POB: Tianjin
Rank: Commissioner, First Class
Unit: Tianjin Public Security Bureau
Title: Deputy Director General
Passport No: S90186590
Expiration Date: April 7, 2011

Name: CHEN Yongshan
DOB: November 18, 1954
POB: Tianjin
Rank: Commissioner, Third Class
Unit: Tianjin Public Security Bureau
Title: Brigade Chief, No. 1 Brigade
Passport No: S90186835
Expiration Date: September 9, 2011

Name: WANG Caixiang
DOB: November 29, 1968
POB: Tianjin
Rank: Supervisor, Third Class
Unit: Tianjin Public Security Bureau
Title: Deputy Brigade Chief, No. 3 Brigade, Public Order
Control Division
Passport No: P00444431
Expiration Date: September 9, 2013

3. (SBU) Name of proposed alternate for the ILEA Bangkok
course, entitled International Small Arms Smuggling and
Explosives Identification, October 27-31, is as follows:

Name: CHEN Weidong
DOB: October 10, 1966
POB: Tianjin
Rank: Supervisor, Second Class
Unit: Tianjin Public Security Bureau
Title: Group Chief, Explosion Case Disposal Group
Passport No: P00444430
Expiration Date: September 9, 2013
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