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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting: Request for Department Review Of

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DE RUEHAK #1179 2251313
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P 131313Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0507
INFO RUEUITH/ODC ANKARA TU PRIORITY
RUEHAK/USDAO ANKARA TU PRIORITY

UNCLAS ANKARA 001179

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DEPARTMENT FOR DRL/PHD, PM/ISO, PM/RSAT, L/PM AND EUR/SE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR PREL PGOV TU
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING: REQUEST FOR DEPARTMENT REVIEW OF
SENIOR TURKISH IMET CANDIDATES AUGUST 2009

1. This is an action request. See para. 2.

2. Post has reviewed the following Turkish candidates for an
International Military Education and Training (IMET)
sponsored program. Action Request: Post requests that
Department conduct a name check on these candidates in
appropriate databases (DRL/PM/EUR/INR) and advise Post
whether any derogatory information was found. Given the
relatively senior rank of these candidates, Post requests a
response no later than September 4 in order to avoid possible
postponement of their travel/training.

3. Candidates to attend the George C. Marshall Center,
College of International and Security Studies, Senior
Executive Seminar (SES) Germany 09/09/09-09/17/09:

Name: Seref Ogus
Title: Brigade General (B6) 0-7
Unit: Commander, 14th Infantry Mechanized Brigade-Kars
Organization: Turkish Army
DPOB: February 14, 1960-Bursa

Name: Murat Halis
Title: Superintendent
Unit: Station Commander-Bursa
Organization: Special Branch
DPOB: September 27th, 1973-Erzurum

Name: Haydar Kol
Title: Senior Judge
Unit: Criminal Affairs Department-Ankara
Organization: Ministry of Justice
DPOB: February 2, 1970-Trabzon


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