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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Bucharest 736)

VZCZCXYZ0022
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #4872 3101711
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 061707Z NOV 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2390

UNCLAS STATE 114872

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PHUM PINR RO
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 736)

REF: (BUCHAREST 736)

1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates
nominated to attend USG-sponsored training.


2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the
individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 11/4/2009. Post is
authorized to include the following individual in
USG-funded training:


IBANESCU, Dragos Vasile
DOB: 04 Nov 79
POB: Buzau
Purpose: Joint Firepower course, 08-20 November 09, Germany

Ionescu, Catalin Alexandru
DOB: 15 May 1964
POB: Bucharest
Purpose: "Senior Executive Seminar", 20-28 Jan 2010,
Garmisch,
Germany

Grigorescu, Horatiu Horia
DOB: 03 Nov 1967
POB: Braila
Purpose: "Senior Executive Seminar", 20-28 Jan 2010,
Garmisch,
Germany

3. (U) 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 individual(s)
identified above, as of 11/4/2009. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) Note that if Post subsequently becomes aware of
possible human rights violations by the individual(s)
listed above, Post should inform the Department and not
proceed with training. Post should refer to the Leahy
Vetting guidance manual for additional assistance.
CLINTON

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