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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #9894 3241425
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 201421Z NOV 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 9757

UNCLAS STATE 119894

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

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

REF: BAGHDAD 3012

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: MAHMOOD SHAKIR NASER AL-BAYATI
POSITION: COL/Engineering Officer/Iraqi Navy/Ministry of
Defense
DOB: January 27, 1969
TYPE OF TRAINING: Shipyard site visit IAW Patrol Boats
offered GoI.
TRAINING LOCATION: New Orleans, USA
DATES OF TRAINING: November 27 - Dec 03, 2009
CLINTON

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