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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Bucharest 820)

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #7700 3482025
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 142024Z DEC 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2706

UNCLAS STATE 127700

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR MASS MARR RO
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 820)

REF: BUCHAREST 820

1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates
nominated to attend USG-sponsored training.

2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the
individuals listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 12/11/2009. Post is
authorized to include the following individuals in
USG-funded training:

ANTONESCU, Ciprian
DOB: 01 Jan 70
POB: Galati
Purpose: "Combined Strategic Intelligence Training Program",
07
January-26 February 2010, Washington, DC

TAT, Andrei Ilie
DOB: 03 Oct 86
POB: Gurahont
Purpose: "Ranger course", 05 January-21 May 2010, Fort
Benning, GA

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 individuals
identified above, as of 12/11/2009. Post may cite this
cable in response.

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