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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #0133 2991322
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 261302Z OCT 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 9156

UNCLAS STATE 110133

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ PHUM MASS
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR HUSSEIN

REF: BAGHDAD 2706

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: Ghazi Atiyah Hussein HUSSEIN
POSITION: COL, Spare Parts Officer, Ministry of Interior
DOB: June 04, 1958
TYPE OF TRAINING: Seminar at Penn State University and
Thunderbird
Business School
TRAINING LOCATION: University Park, PA, Glendale, AZ
DATES OF TRAINING: December 02-19, 2009
CLINTON

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