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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Bucharest 864)

VZCZCXYZ0012
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #2491 0112013
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 112008Z JAN 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBM/AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2827
INFO RUEHSQ/AMEMBASSY SKOPJE PRIORITY 8013

UNCLAS STATE 002491

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR MASS MARR RO
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 864)

REF: BUCHAREST 864

1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates
nominated to attend "Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism
Preparations for Afghanistan Missions MET", 18-22 Jan 2010,
Skopje, Macedonia.

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

Rotarescu, Carmen
DOB: 11 Sep 1966
POB: Targu-Ocna, Bacau

Toma, Claudiu Vincentiu
DOB: 01 Oct 1967
POB: Bucuresti

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 01/11/2010. 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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