243181 1/11/2010 20:08 10STATE2491 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 10BUCHAREST864 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
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