239793 12/14/2009 20:24 09STATE127700 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 09BUCHAREST820 VZCZCXYZ0002 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #7700 3482025 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 142024Z DEC 09 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2706 UNCLAS STATE 127700
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PHUM, PINR, MASS, MARR, RO SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 820)
REF: BUCHAREST 820
1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates nominated to attend USG-sponsored training.
2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the individuals listed in reftel and possesses no credible derogatory information as of 12/11/2009. Post is authorized to include the following individuals in USG-funded training:
ANTONESCU, Ciprian DOB: 01 Jan 70 POB: Galati Purpose: "Combined Strategic Intelligence Training Program", 07 January-26 February 2010, Washington, DC
TAT, Andrei Ilie DOB: 03 Oct 86 POB: Gurahont Purpose: "Ranger course", 05 January-21 May 2010, Fort Benning, GA
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 12/11/2009. 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