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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Two Afghan Onsc Officials to Attend

Published: Thu 4 Oct 2007 10:12 AM
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PP RUEHWEB
DE RUEHBUL #3397 2771012
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 041012Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0745
UNCLAS KABUL 003397
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SIPDIS
DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), SCA/A, DRL, S/CT
E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: Two Afghan ONSC Officials to Attend
Marshall Center Terrorism Program
1. This is an action request - see paragraph 2.
2. In order to comply with Leahy human rights vetting requirements,
this cable forwards the names and biodata of two Afghan Office of
the National Security Council (ONSC) officials to participate in the
Program for Terrorism and Strategic Studies at the George C.
Marshall Center from November 2007 to February 2008. Post possesses
no derogatory information on these individuals. Post requests
Department's review of these candidates and response by October 19,
2007.
3. Following are biographical data:
NAME: Abdul Wasay Hashimi
F/NAME: Shinwaz Hashimi
GRAND F/ NAME: Sherbaz Khan
DOB: 15 May 1972
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kandahar
ETHNICITY: Pashtun
RANK: Civilian
AGENCY: Office of the National Security Council
NAME: Mohammad Shakir Wakil
F/NAME: Abdul Wakil Shergul
GRAND F/ NAME: Shergul
DOB: (Date Unavailable) 1976
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kabul
ETHNICITY: Pashtun
RANK: Civilian
AGENCY: Office of the National Security Council
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