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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Kyiv 2082)

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DE RUEHC #2464 0111948
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P 111943Z JAN 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY KYIV PRIORITY 3001

UNCLAS STATE 002464

SENSITIVE
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KCRM PGOV PHUM SNAR UP
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (KYIV 2082)

REF: KYIV 2082

1. (SBU) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidate
nominated to attend the MM-19 TRAINING AT THE CENTER OF
EXCELLENCE FOR STABILITY POLICE UNITS (COESPU) IN VICENZA,
ITALY, BEGINNING ON JANUARY 18, 2010.

2. (SBU) The Department of State has vetted the
individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 01/11/2010. Post is
authorized to include the following individual in
USG-funded training:

NAME: MANASEROV, ARTEM OLEKSANDROVYCH
DOB: 27 AUG, 1986; POB: KHARKIV, UKRAINE
POSITION: PLATOON COMMANDER, DIPLOMATIC CORPS AND CONSULATE
SECURITY
BRIGADE, MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR.

3. (SBU) 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 01/11/2010. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (SBU) 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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