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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #5918 2582041
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 152023Z SEP 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8530

UNCLAS STATE 095918

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 AL-ZUBAIDI

REF: BAGHDAD 2439

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: Abdulrazzaq Mahmood Kadhim Al-Zubaidi
POSITION: Section Director of Dissertation and Research,
Iraqi Army, Counter Terrorism Bureau
DOB: January 1, 1954
TYPE OF TRAINING: Civil Military Response to Terrorism
TRAINING LOCATION: Amman, Jordan
DATES OF TRAINING: September 19, 2009 - September 24, 2009
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