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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #4748 2261327
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141311Z AUG 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 7943

UNCLAS STATE 084748

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ PHUM MASS
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL AZZAWI

REF: BAGHDAD 2045

1. (U) The Department has reviewed its files and finds that
it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the member of the Iraqi Security
Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests that a
visa application for this individual be filed with as much
time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by this individual, the
Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The name of the proposed candidate is as follows:

NAME: Hayder Ali Abed AL-AZZAWI
POSITION: 1ST LT/Military Pilot/Iraqi Air Force/Ministry of
Defense
DOB: November 29, 1978
TYPE OF TRAINING: King Air Pilot Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Wichita, Kansas (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: November 01 - December 04, 2009
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