246557 2/1/2010 15:42 10STATE9926 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 10BUCHAREST773 VZCZCXYZ0010 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #9926 0321549 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 011542Z FEB 10 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2962 UNCLAS STATE 009926
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PHUM, PINR, MASS, MARR, RO SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 00773)
REF: BUCHAREST 00773
1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates nominated to attend the "Seminar on Transatlantic Civil Security", 2-24 Feb 2010", Garmisch, Germany.
2. (SBU) The Department of State has vetted the individuals listed in reftel and possesses no credible derogatory information as of 02/01/2010. Post is authorized to include the following individuals in USG-funded training:
Cojocaru, Viorel DOB: 07 Jul 1980 POB: Chetrosu, Moldova
Bran, Ioan Ionut DOB: 22 Sep 1981 POB: Suceava
Velicu, Alin Daniel DOB: 20 Jun 1976 POB: Buzau
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 02/01/2010. 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