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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #8755 2372102
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 252044Z AUG 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8203

UNCLAS STATE 088755

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL POLM
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR MOHAMMEDAWI

REF: BAGHDAD 2179

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 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: Askar Mohammed Mohaisen MOHAMMEDAWI
POSITION: Lieutenant Colonel/Intelligence Officer, Iraqi
Army, Counter Terrorism Bureau
DOB: November 2, 1968
TYPE OF TRAINING: NESA Executive Seminar
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA Center/Washington D.C.
DATES OF TRAINING: October 26, 2009 - November 19, 2009
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