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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Advance Aerospace Medicine Course in Usa,

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DE RUEHKA #1131 3030746
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O 290746Z OCT 08
FM AMEMBASSY DHAKA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7635
INFO RUHEHMS/COMMARFORPAC PRIORITY
RHMFIUU/CDRUSARPAC FT SHAFTER HI PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY
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UNCLAS DHAKA 001131

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR ADVANCE AEROSPACE MEDICINE COURSE IN USA,
JANUARY 02 TO JUNE 12, 2009

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Advance Aerospace Medicine Course in USA, which will begin on
January 02, 2009. Post vetting was completed on October 29, 2008.
Post requests that vetting be completed by November 13 to provide
sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department conduct
Leahy vetting for the following candidates:

1. Name: Mohammad Ahmed Ahsan
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: MED, SQN, BAF KTL, DHAKA
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: 8076
Date of Birth: 02 August 1968
Place of Birth: Madaripur


3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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