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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Results for Indonesian Marine Police

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O 170804Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0997
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS PRIORITY
RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING 5743
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RUEHHK/AMCONSUL HONG KONG 3173
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UNCLAS JAKARTA 002278

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

FOR EAP, EAP/MTS, EAP/MLS, EAP/RSP, EB/IFD/ODF

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PHUM SNAR ID
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESULTS FOR INDONESIAN MARINE POLICE

REF: A. STATE 128584
B. STATE 119630
C. 07 STATE 160328

1. (U) Sensitive but Unclassified -- Please handle
accordingly.

2. (SBU) SUMMARY: Mission possesses no credible information
of gross violations of human rights by the Indonesian Marine
Police or its unit commander. END SUMMARY.

3. (SBU) On November 10, the Department cleared the
Indonesian Marine Police Unit and its unit commander for a
separate training program. Under current rules, this
clearance is valid for one year (ref C). Thus, this
clearance given in November remains valid for both the unit
and commander at this time. (Note: The Indonesian National
Police have proposed purchasing U.S. equipment using
financing from the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. The
Indonesian Marine Police will be the end users of the
equipment.)

4. (SBU) Per the Leahy Amendment and Foreign Assistance Act,
the Department has cleared the following unit and individual
and that clearance remains valid:

--Unit: Indonesian Marine Police
--Location: Marine Police Headquarters, Jakarta, Indonesia
--Agency: Indonesian National Police

--Unit Commander: Brigadier General Abdurachman
--Position: Director
--DPOB: 05-June-1953
--POB: Tarakan, Sulawesi, Indonesia
--Gender: Male

5. (U) Mission point of contact is Political Officer Saad
Bokhari: 62-21-3435-9707; E-mail: BokhariSS@state.gov

HUME

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