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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Odc Military

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DE RUEHLB #1354 3630624
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 290624Z DEC 09
FM AMEMBASSY BEIRUT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6256
INFO RHMFISS/USCENTCOM SPECIAL HANDLING MACDILL AFB FL

UNCLAS BEIRUT 001354

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MOPS PMIL PHUM LE
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR ODC MILITARY
TRAINING (GROUP BI)

1. (U) In accordance with provisions of the Leahy Act and
Foreign Assistance Act, we have carefully reviewed the human
rights record of the following candidates. We found no
evidence of gross human rights violations for these
individuals.

2. (U) The following Lebanese Armed Forces personnel are
scheduled to attend Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC)
training programs:

LAST:CHMAYSSANI
FIRST:HOUSSAM
DOB:27DEC1972
RANK/POS:MAJ/WORKSHOP COMPANY CDR.
UNIT:JOUNIEH NAVAL BASE

LAST:ABDALLAH
FIRST:ASSAD
DOB:07AUG1966
RANK/POS:MAJ/BASE SECURITY OFFICER
UNIT:JOUNIEH NAVAL BASE

3. (U) We seek Department's review of its files on these
individuals to continue the human rights vetting process.
SISON

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