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Cablegate: Chile: Approved Human Rights Vetting for Global Maritime

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0830 2561643
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 121643Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3701
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000830

SIPDIS

SOUTHCOM FOR MARK EVANS, SHANNON FINLAY
STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PPC, PM, DC1D FOR BROWN, JOHNS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: APPROVED HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR GLOBAL MARITIME
SENIOR ENLISTED SYMPOSIUM

REF: A. STATE 96953
B. SANTIAGO 772

1. Per reftel A, Embassy verifies that as of September 10, 2008,
the Department of State possesses no credible evidence or
information of gross human rights violations by the Chilean
candidates cited in reftel B.

2. Acting E/Pol Counselor Tim Stater certifies the above
statement.

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