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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #2805 2751531
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 021512Z OCT 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8780

UNCLAS STATE 102805

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 ALSODANY, AL JUBOORI, ALI ALI, AL-SAEDI AND NAJM

REF: BAGHDAD 2622

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 members of
the Iraqi Security Forces listed below. Department
strongly suggests that visa applications for these
individuals 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 any of these individuals, the Embassy
should so
inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Haleem Kareem Hasin ALSODANY
POSITION: Major General/Director of Aviation Directorate/
Ministry
of Interior
DOB: July 1, 1954
TYPE OF TRAINING: Iraq Ministry of Interior Helicopter
Delegation
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee,
Connecticut and Pennsylvania (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: Oct 23, 2009 - Nov 16, 2009

NAME: Ali Zouin Mohammed AL JUBOORI
POSITION: Brigadier General/Aviation Directorate Pilot/
Ministry of
Interior
DOB: May 14, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: Iraq Ministry of Interior Helicopter
Delegation
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee,
Connecticut and Pennsylvania (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: Oct 23, 2009 - Nov 16, 2009

NAME: Jasim Jawad Ali ALI
POSITION: Major General/Director of Contracting
Directorate/Ministry
of Interior
DOB: July 1, 1952
TYPE OF TRAINING: Iraq Ministry of Interior Helicopter
Delegation
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee,
Connecticut and Pennsylvania (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: Oct 23, 2009 - Nov 16, 2009

NAME: Fouad Majeed Abd AL-SAEDI
POSITION: Colonel/Aviation Directorate Pilot/Ministry of
Interior
DOB: June 24, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: Iraq Ministry of Interior Helicopter
Delegation
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee,
Connecticut and Pennsylvania (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: Oct 23, 2009 - Nov 16, 2009

NAME: Nezar Abdullah Najm NAJM
POSITION: Major General/Aviation Directorate Engineer/
Ministry of
Interior
DOB: January 28, 1958
TYPE OF TRAINING: Iraq Ministry of Interior Helicopter
Delegation
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Texas, Mississippi,
Tennessee,
Connecticut and Pennsylvania (USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: Oct 23, 2009 - Nov 16, 2009
CLINTON

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