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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #5943 2582127
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 152109Z SEP 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8532

UNCLAS STATE 095943

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 KHALAF

REF: BAGHDAD 2436

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: Ali Nawaf Khalaf KHALAF
POSITION: Iraqi Army Staff Brigadier General and Director,
MOD M-10
DOB: December 10, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Partnership Meetings and Briefings with
DOD, DOS, U.S. Army Support Command (CBRNE), Edgewood
Chemical Biological Center, U.S. Army Chemical Materials
Agency, U.S. Army CBRNE School
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington D.C., Aberdeen Proving Ground,
Edgewood, MD, Fort Leonard Wood, MO
DATES OF TRAINING: October 8, 2009 - October 16, 2009
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