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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Airborne and Pathfinder Course in Usa,

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR AIRBORNE AND PATHFINDER COURSE IN USA,
JANUARY 04 TO MARCH 12, 2010

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Airborne and Pathfinder Course in USA, which will begin on
January 04, 2009. Post vetting was completed on December 14, 2009.
Post requests that vetting be completed by December 23, 2009 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

1. Name: Md Nurul Haseeb
Rank: Captain
Unit: 1st Para Commando Battalion
Unit Location: Sylhet
Personal Number: BA-6332
Date of Birth: 17 October 1981
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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