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Cablegate: Sweden -- Fast Track Leahy Human Rights Vetting

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSM #0738 3100728
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 050728Z NOV 08
FM AMEMBASSY STOCKHOLM
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3860
INFO RHMFISS/USSOCOM MACDILL AFB FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS STOCKHOLM 000738

SIPDIS

STATE FOR DRL, EUR/CE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EZ PGOV PHUM PM PREL SW
SUBJECT: SWEDEN -- FAST TRACK LEAHY HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING
RESULTS

REF: USSOCOM SCSO J5 MACDILL AFB FL 301307Z

1. Per reftel, Post has reviewed the records of the below
named Swedish military personnel and
found no derogatory information:
--Sweden: COL Lars-Olof Corneliusson, Naval Attache,
Washington, D.C., DOB: November 9, 1959.
--Sweden: LTC Michael Andersson, Senior Swedish Officer,
CENTCOM (CCC), MacDill AFB, FL, DOB:
February 27, 1955.
--Sweden: MGEN Jan Robert Andreas Andersson, Air Force
Attache, Washington D.C., DOB: July 22, 1955.
2. Col. Corneliusson, LTC Andersson and MGEN Andersson plan
to attend the Fourth Annual Sovereign Challenge
Foreign Military Attache Conference, November 17-29, 2008, at
Hurlburt Field, Florida.
WOOD

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