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Cablegate: Request Leahy Vetting for Ilea Bangkok: Special

VZCZCXRO5715
OO RUEHCN
DE RUEHBJ #4684 3640619
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 290619Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 1643
INFO RUEHCN/AMCONSUL CHENGDU 9595
RUEHGZ/AMCONSUL GUANGZHOU 0086
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHINGTON DC
RHMFIUU/CDR USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS BEIJING 004684

SIPDIS

STATE FOR EAP/CM, EAP/RSP, INL/C/CJ, DRL, INR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PGOV PHUM KCRM CH
SUBJECT: REQUEST LEAHY VETTING FOR ILEA BANGKOK: SPECIAL
INVESTIGATION GROUP (SIG) ON PANGOLIN AND BIG CATS
WORKSHOP, ILEA BANGKOK, JANUARY 7-9

REF: SPELMAN-HOWARD EMAILS

1. (SBU) Post requests the Department's assistance in vetting
the following candidate from the State Forestry
Administration, Department of Forest Police, who has been
nominated for training at ILEA Bangkok, pursuant to the Leahy
Amendment and Foreign Assistance Act. Post has no derogatory
information on this individual.

2. (SBU) Biographical data of proposed participant for the
ILEA Bangkok course entitled Special Investigation Group
(SIG) on Pangolin and Big Cats Workshop January 7-9, 2009:

Name: GENG Yongping
Gender: Male
DOB: 08 February 1979
POB: Yunnan Province, China
Rank: Police Superintendent, Class II
Unit: State Forestry Administration, Department of Forest
Policy
Title: Section Chief, Criminal Investigation Division.
Passport No: 676 8318 Expiration date 20 OCT 2011

3. (SBU) Post apologizes for the short notice but seeks
Department approval for Mr. Geng's participation in the
course outlined above no later than 6 JAN 2009.
Randt

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