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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Us Sponsored Training for Kurdistan

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ZNR UUUUU ZZH (CCY ADA46FF8 MSI1865 422)
O 251232Z AUG 09
FM AMEMBASSY ANKARA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0635
RUEHGB/AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 1443
RUEABND/DEA HQS WASHDC

UNCLAS ANKARA 001254

C O R R E C T E D C O P Y (ADDED TAGS)

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SECSTATE ATTN: NEA-I-PM-DL COLLECTIVE
AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD ATTN: RULE OF LAW/SPILLERS
DEA HQS ATTN: OGE/SCHRETTNER/MENDOSA
E.O. 12958: NA
TAGS: SNAR DEA
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING FOR KURDISTAN
REGIONAL GOVERNMENT IRBIL ASAYISH

CCX: GFXU-09-9160 IRAQ

1. THIS IS AN ACTION REQUEST.

2. PURSUANT TO THE LEAHY ACT AND FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT, POST
REQUESTS THAT THE DEPARTMENT SCREEN THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES OF THE
IRAQI SECURITY FORCES, WHO HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR US GOVERNMENT
PROVIDED BASIC COUNTER-NARCOTICS INVESTIGATIONS TRAINING IN IRBIL,
IRAQ DURING SEPTEMBER 7-10, 2009. POST HAS NO DEROGATORY
INFORMATION.
3. THE CANDIDATES AND THEIR INFORMATION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

NAME: ALI SHEIKH MUHAMMAD MAHMOUD
POSITION: FIRST LIEUTENANT/ IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1974
NAME: KHIDER HASSAN KHIDER
POSITION: FIRST LIEUTENANT/ IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1969

NAME: NU'MAN NURI TAYAR SALEEM
POSITION: FIRST LIEUTENANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1976

NAME: JIHAD HAJI MUHAMMAD
POSITION: SECOND LIEUTENANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1980

NAME: SHERWAN ABDUL KAREEM YOUSEF
POSITION: SECOND LIEUTENANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1981

NAME: JAMEEL SLEMAN ISMAEL
POSITION: SECOND LIEUTENANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1982

NAME: ASHTI OMER DARWEESH
POSITION: SECOND LIEUTENANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1985

NAME: NIZAR HAKEEM MUHAMMAD AMEEN
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1981

NAME: RASUL RASHEED TAHA
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1982

NAME: FATHULLAH QADER ABDULLAH
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1970

NAME: FARHAD AJEEL SALIH
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1983

NAME: MUSHTAQ JAMAL SA'EED
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1976

NAME: WIRYA KHALEEL MUSTAFA
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1979

NAME: REGA JALAL JAMAL
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1987
NAME: BASSAM ABDUL AZIZ
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1988

NAME: HOZAN ANWAR KAREEM
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1988

NAME: SHWAN BADEE' ALI
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1984

NAME: KAMARAN SALEEM ABDULLAH
POSITION: SERGEANT/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1977

NAME: ARAM SALAM SALEEM

POSITION: CORPORAL/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1985

NAME: HINDREN SALAM SLEMAN
POSITION: CORPORAL/IRBIL ASAYISH
DOB: 01/01/1989

4. ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS MATTER CAN BE DIRECTED TO SA
BRANDON ITO OR ARD THOMAS J. SENECAL AT 011-90-312-468-6136 OR FAX
011-90-312-468-3247.

DECONTROL UPON RECEIPT BY DEA ONLY
MARK S. DESTITO, REGIONAL DIRECTOR
DEA ANKARA REGIONAL OFFICE

SILLIMAN

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