250053 2/22/2010 19:35 10STATE16000 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 10BUCHAREST62 VZCZCXYZ0005 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #6000 0531937 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 221935Z FEB 10 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 3148 UNCLAS STATE 016000
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