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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Bucharest 62)

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #6000 0531937
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 221935Z FEB 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 3148

UNCLAS STATE 016000

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PHUM PINR RO
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 62)

REF: BUCHAREST 62

1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates
nominated to attend the "Observer Controller Training"
course, 23 February-24 March 2010, Hohenfels Germany.

2. (SBU) The Department of State has vetted the
individuals listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 02/17/2010. Post is
authorized to include the following individuals in
USG-funded training:

DOBRA OLTEANU, Alexandru
DOB: 25 Oct 81
POB: Rosiori de Vede

FRANCU, Silviu
DOB: 07 Dec 80
POB: Fagaras

IOAN, Nicolae
DOB: 30 Mar 63
POB: Craiova

POKKER, Francisc Raul
DOB: 23 June 72
POB: Bucharest

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 02/17/2010. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (SBU) 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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