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TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8349
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STATE FOR EAP/MLS, L/EAP, L/PM, PM/ISO, INR AND DRL
PACOM FOR FPA CHRISTY, JIATF/WEST FOR COMMANDER BUSCH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR MOPS PREL PHUM TH
SUBJECT: THAILAND EMBASSY/STATE DEPARTMENT HUMAN RIGHTS
VETTING FOR: JUSMAG - US-JAPAN GPOI SENIOR MISSION LEADER, TOKYO,
OCTOBER 19-30, 2009

REF: A. JUSMAG MEMO DATED SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
B. 05 STATE 021314 - GUIDANCE
C. 03 STATE 34981 - GUIDANCE

1. (U) This is an action request for human rights verification
required by the Leahy Amendment; see Para. 2.

2. (U) JUSMAG Bangkok has requested that the Embassy/State
Department complete human rights vetting request for the individual
below, who has been selected to attend the below-mentioned course.
Embassy Bangkok possesses no credible information at this time of
gross violations of human rights by this person. Embassy Bangkok
Political Officer, Gillian R. Apfel, is the verifying officer for
the Embassy/Department of State.

Course: US-Japan GPOI Senior Mission Leader, Tokyo, October 19-30,
2009. JUSMAG is the funding agency.

Name: Kraprayoon Jerdwut, Mr.
DPOB: 02 JAN 61, Thailand
Title/Rank: Major General, Director Peace Operations Center
Unit: Operations Center, Directorate of Joint Operations, Royal
Thai Armed Forces.

JOHN

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