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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #8901 2661824
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 231805Z SEP 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8669

UNCLAS STATE 098901

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 2452

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: MOHAMMED ZOBIR KHALAF KHALAF
POSITION: Staff Major/Operations Officer in 2nd Brigade ISOF
DOB: April 5, 1973
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Executive Serminar
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: December 1, 2009 to December 17, 2009
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