236494 11/24/2009 18:27 09STATE121111 Secretary of State UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 09BUCHAREST757 VZCZCXYZ0002 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHC #1111 3281832 ZNR UUUUU ZZH P 241827Z NOV 09 FM SECSTATE WASHDC TO AMEMBASSY BUCHAREST PRIORITY 2645 UNCLAS STATE 121111
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PHUM, PINR, MASS, MARR, RO SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (BUCHAREST 757)
REF: BUCHAREST 757
1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidate nominated to attend "Field Artillery Captains Career Course", 26 November 2009-01 July 2010, Fort Sill, OK.
2. (U) The Department of State has vetted the individual listed in reftel and possesses no credible derogatory information as of 11/20/2009. Post is authorized to include the following individual in USG-funded training:
PATRU, Ionut Lucian DOB: 03 Feb 81 POB: Sibiu Purpose: "Field Artillery Captains Career Course", 26 November 2009-01 July 2010, Fort Sill, OK
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 11/20/2009. Post may cite this cable in response.
4. (U) 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