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Cablegate: Egypt Leahy Vetting Response

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TO AMEMBASSY CAIRO IMMEDIATE 3795

UNCLAS STATE 113298

SENSITIVE
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ASEC EG EWWT PREL
SUBJECT: EGYPT LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE

REF: A. CAIRO 2049

1. (SBU) In response to reftel Leahy vetting request, the
Department has reviewed its files and finds it possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights at
this time by the Egyptian officials listed below. Please
note that if at any time the Embassy becomes aware of
information regarding incidents which could be deemed to be
credible information of a gross violation of human rights by
these individuals, the Embassy should so inform the
Department.

2. (SBU) The following Egyptian officials have been selected
to participate, or are considered alternates, for several
U.S.-sponsored training courses.

Vetting #: 99261
Rank/Name: COL AYMAN AHMED ABDELRAHMAN SHERIF
DOB: 8/7/1967
Place of Birth: CAIRO, EGYPT
Unit/Institution: BORG AL ARAB AIR BASE
Course: SH-2G SENSOR OPERATOR
Start Date: 11/7/2009
End Date: 11/20/2009

Vetting #: 99262
Rank/Name: COL MOHAMED NASR IBRAHIM KHAIR ZAKI ABDELAZIM 99262
DOB: 5/1/1967
Place of Birth: CAIRO, EGYPT
Unit/Institution: BORG AL ARAB AIR BASE
Course: SH-2G SENSOR OPERATOR
Start Date: 11/7/2009
End Date: 11/20/2009

Vetting #: 99263
Rank/Name: CAPT TAMER MOHAMED GAMALELDIN ZAKI SEWAIDAN
DOB: 2/10/1982
Place of Birth: ALEXANDIRA, EGYPT
Unit/Institution: BORG AL ARAB AIR BASE
Start Date: 11/7/2009
End Date: 11/20/2009

Vetting #: 99264
Rank/Name: MAJ GASER MOHAMED ELSAID MOHAMED MAWAOUD
DOB: 10/9/1973
Place of Birth: ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT
Unit/Institution: ARMY AND AMMUNITION
Course: CONTR SH-2G (E) FLIGHT TNG
Start Date: 11/14/2009
End Date: 11/27/2009

Vetting #: 99265
Rank/Name: CAPT HASSAN MOHAMED ABDALLA MOHAMED ABDALLA
DOB: 3/3/1981
Place of Birth: SHARKIYA, EGYPT
Unit/Institution: BORG AL ARAB AIR BASE
Course: CONTR SH-2G (E) FLIGHT TNG
Start Date: 11/14/2009
End Date: 11/27/2009

Vetting #: 99266
Rank/Name: CAPT MOHAMED ADLY ELSAYED MOHAMED ELSOFY
DOB: 2/3/1981
Place of Birth: MENOFIYA, EGYPT
Unit/Institution: BORG AL ARAB AIR BASE
Course: CONTR SH-2G (E) FLIGHT TNG
Start Date: 11/14/2009
End Date: 11/27/2009

3. (SBU) Post is permitted to provide the following
statement to authorized parties: Embassy verifies that the
Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the individuals
identified in paragraph 2 above, as of this date. Post may
cite this cable in response.
CLINTON

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