244758 1/21/2010 19:53 10STATE6174 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 10BUCHAREST10 VZCZCXYZ0015 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #6174 0212000 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 211953Z JAN 10 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2911 UNCLAS STATE 006174
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PHUM, PINR, MASS, MARR, RO SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 00010)
REF: BUCHAREST 00010
1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidate nominated to attend the Annual Sovereign Challenge Conference,Key West, Florida 8-11 Mar 2010.
2. (SBU) The Department of State has vetted the individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible derogatory information as of 01/20/2010. Post is authorized to include the following individual in USG-funded training:
Service: Army Rank: Brigadier General Last Name: Serban First Name: Liviu Middle Name: Dob: 16 September 1956 Place of Birth: Bucharest Country: Romania Position: Defense Attache Current Location: Embassy of Romania, Washington DC Purpose: Annual Sovereign Challenge Conference,Key West, Florida 8-11 Mar 2010
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 identified above, as of 01/20/2010. Post may cite this cable in response.
4. (SBU) Note that if Post subsequently becomes aware of possible human rights violations by the individual 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