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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Bucharest 757)

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #1111 3281832
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 241827Z NOV 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2645

UNCLAS STATE 121111

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR MASS MARR RO
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 757)

REF: BUCHAREST 757

1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidate
nominated to attend "Field Artillery Captains Career Course",
26 November 2009-01 July 2010, Fort Sill, OK.

2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the
individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 11/20/2009. Post is
authorized to include the following individual in
USG-funded training:

PATRU, Ionut Lucian
DOB: 03 Feb 81
POB: Sibiu
Purpose: "Field Artillery Captains Career Course", 26
November
2009-01 July 2010, Fort Sill, OK

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
identified above, as of 11/20/2009. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) Note that if Post subsequently becomes aware of
possible human rights violations by the individual
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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