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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Seminar On Transatlantic Civil Security

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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 SEMINAR ON TRANSATLANTIC CIVIL SECURITY
(STACS) IN GERMANY, FEBRUARY 02 TO 24, 2010

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

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Seminar on Transatlantic Civil Security (STACS) in Germany,
which will begin on February 02, 2010. Post vetting was completed
on January 05, 2010. Post requests that vetting be completed by
January 20, 2010 to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidate:

1. Name: Mohammed Ashraful Haq
Rank: Captain
Unit: Naval Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka
Personal Number: P No-470
Date of Birth: 01 March 1965
Place of Birth: Chandpur, 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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