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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #9505 2611836
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 171830Z SEP 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0887

UNCLAS STATE 099505

SIPDIS

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

REF: BAGHDAD 2958

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: Abdulwahhab Abdulzahra Zaboon AL-SAEDI
POSITION: Commander Deputy, Iraqi Army
DOB: August 26, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior DISAM / FMS
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21-28, 2008
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