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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Brunei Leahy Vetting Request - Ilea

VZCZCXYZ0012
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #7297 3381551
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 031544Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBD/AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN IMMEDIATE 7710
INFO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK 6775
RHMFIUU/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 127297

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PHUM KCRM PREL SNAR BX
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR BRUNEI LEAHY VETTING REQUEST - ILEA
BANGKOK "CLANDESTINE LAB INVESTIGATIONS/CHEMICAL CONTROL COURSE"

REF: BANDAR SERI 268

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
as of this date, it possesses no credible information of gross
violations of human rights for the individuals listed below. These
individuals are candidates for the ILEA Bangkok "Clandestine Lab
Investigations/Chemical Control Course" scheduled from January 12-23,
2009. The Government of Brunei is responsible for all transportation
cost.

2. (U) Candidates:

Name: Hajah Mastura Binti Pengarah Haji Ismit
DPOB: March 14, 1962; Brunei
Rank: Narcotics Officer
Department: Narcotics Control Bureau
PPT #: 067135
ID Card #: 00-067135
Sex: Female

Name: Mohd Abasni Bin Samat
DPOB: January 24, 1980; Brunei
Rank: Assistant Narcotics Officer II
Department: Narcotics Control Bureau
PPT #: 00279746
ID Card #: 00-279746
Sex: Male

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
candidates identified 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 candidates 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
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