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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #9052 3221635
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 181631Z NOV 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 9692

UNCLAS STATE 119052

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

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

REF: BAGHDAD 2809

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: Mohammed Qasim Hammadi AL-SUDANI
POSITION: LTC, Public Affairs, Ministry of Interior
DOB: July 19, 1970
TYPE OF TRAINING: Site visit to police and emergency agencies
in
National Capital Region
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Harrisburg, PA
DATES OF TRAINING: December 1-8 2009
CLINTON

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