233650 11/6/2009 17:07 09STATE114872 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 09BUCHAREST736 VZCZCXYZ0022 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #4872 3101711 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 061707Z NOV 09 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2390 UNCLAS STATE 114872
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: MARR, MASS, PHUM, PINR, RO SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 736)
REF: (BUCHAREST 736)
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 individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible derogatory information as of 11/4/2009. Post is authorized to include the following individual in USG-funded training:
IBANESCU, Dragos Vasile DOB: 04 Nov 79 POB: Buzau Purpose: Joint Firepower course, 08-20 November 09, Germany
Ionescu, Catalin Alexandru DOB: 15 May 1964 POB: Bucharest Purpose: "Senior Executive Seminar", 20-28 Jan 2010, Garmisch, Germany
Grigorescu, Horatiu Horia DOB: 03 Nov 1967 POB: Braila Purpose: "Senior Executive Seminar", 20-28 Jan 2010, Garmisch, Germany
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 individual(s) identified above, as of 11/4/2009. Post may cite this cable in response.
4. (U) Note that if Post subsequently becomes aware of possible human rights violations by the individual(s) 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