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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AHNETA

1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Department's assistance in screening the following
candidate from the Iraqi Security Forces who has been nominated to
participate in shipyard site visit, in the United States. Request
expedited processing due to immediate start date as indicated
below.

3. The name of the proposed candidate follows:

NAME: ALI MAHOOD CHWAYYED AHNETA

POSITION: COL/Engineering Officer/Iraqi Navy/Ministry of Defense

DOB: 15 March 1964

TYPE OF TRAINING: Shipyard site visit IAW Patrol Boats offered GoI.

TRAINING LOCATION: New Orleans, USA

DATES OF TRAINING: 27 November - 03 Dec 2009

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