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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-ZERKANI AND AL-TAMEEMI

1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Department's assistance in screening the following
candidates of the Iraqi Army who have been nominated for training in
the United States. Post has no derogatory information.

3. The names of the proposed candidates follow:

NAME: Jaleel Jabbar Abdulhasan AL-ZERKANI
POSITION: Major General, Iraqi Army, CTB
DOB: July 03, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior Executive Seminar
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: February 22 to March 06, 2009

NAME: Kareem Abbood Mohammed AL-TAMEEMI
POSITION: Staff BG, Iraqi Army, Counter Terrorism Command
DOB: September 03, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior Executive Seminar
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: February 22 to March 06, 2009

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