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Cablegate: Request Leahy Vetting for Prc Attendees At

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SUBJECT: REQUEST LEAHY VETTING FOR PRC ATTENDEES AT
SOVEREIGN CHALLENGE CONFERENCE

1. (SBU) Post requests the Department's assistance in vetting
the following candidates from the Chinese Defense Attache's
Office in Washington, D.C., who have been nominated by the
U.S. Special Operations Command for participation in the
Sovereign Challenge Conference, pursuant to the Leahy
Amendment and Foreign Assistance Act. Post has no derogatory
information on these individuals.

2. (SBU) Names of proposed participants for the Sovereign
Challenge Conference are as follows:

Name: MG ZHAO Ning
DOB: December 7, 1952
POB: Nanjing, Jiangsu Province
Title: Defense Attache, Washington, D.C.
Email: zn0945@yahoo.com.cn
Tel: 1-202-295-2525
Fax: 1-202-338-1690

Name: COL ZHANG Linhong
DOB: October 16, 1969
POB: Ningyang, Shandong Province
Title: Deputy Defense Attache, Washington, D.C.
Email: linhong zhang@126.com
Tel: 1-202-295-2520
Cell: 1-202-213-1554
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