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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Indonesia Leahy Vetting Request -

VZCZCXYZ0010
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #8863 3121534
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 071529Z NOV 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHJA/AMEMBASSY JAKARTA IMMEDIATE 1643
INFO RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 118863

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MARR KCRM PINR PREL SNAR ID
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR INDONESIA LEAHY VETTING REQUEST -
DS-ATA-2008-15B-VVIP

REF: JAKARTA 1984

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
to date, it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights for the individual identified below. This individual is
an additional candidate for the DS/ATA VIP Protection Course
scheduled from November 24 through December 12, 2008. The approximate
U.S. funding for the training program is $500,000.

2. (U) Candidate:

PONTAS NAROTAMA HUTAJULU; POLICE CAPTAIN, SECTION OPERATIONAL
OFFICER DETACHMENT A, 3RD PIONEER UNIT, INP HEADQUARTERS; DPOB: OCT
30, 1973; PALEMBANG, INDONESIA; MALE

3. (U) To authorized parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of
State possesses no credible information of gross violations of human
rights by the individual listed above, as of this date. Post may cite
this cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individual listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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