244245 1/19/2010 21:09 10STATE5197 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 10BUCHAREST7 VZCZCXYZ0015 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #5197 0192114 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 192109Z JAN 10 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2871 UNCLAS STATE 005197
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PHUM, PINR, MASS, MARR, RO SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 00007)
REF: BUCHAREST 00007
1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates nominated to attend the USG-funded training.
2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the individuals listed in reftel and possesses no credible derogatory information as of 01/15/2010. Post is authorized to include the following individuals in USG-funded training:
MITRIA, Marius Ionut DOB: 03 Oct 86 POB: Falticeni Purpose: "Aviation Leadership Program", 13 January 2010-20 January 2011, Lackland AFB, TX
TOMA, Valentin Marian DOB: 14 Jul 73 POB: Tirgu Jiu Purpose: "Naval Staff College", 14 January-11 June 2010, Newport, RI
CIUCA, Gabriel Cosmin DOB: 22 Mar 82 POB: Ocna Mures Purpose: "NATO Staff Orientation course", 31 January-11 February 2010, Fort McNair, Washington DC
DUMITRU, Marius Bogdan DOB: 12 Nov 69 POB: Vintila Voda Purpose: "Intelligence in Combating Terrorism", 15 February-05 March 2010, Fort Huachuca, AZ
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 01/15/2010. 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