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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #7421 2811931
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 071927Z OCT 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 1334

UNCLAS STATE 107421

SIPDIS

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

REF: BAGHDAD 2991

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: Mohammed Hassan GHALE
POSITION: 2ndLt, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: August 4, 1982
TYPE OF TRAINING: Aviation Leadership Program
TRAINING LOCATION: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
DATES OF TRAINING: 10 October 2008 - 10 October 2010
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