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Cablegate: Vetting Under Leahy Amendment for Tunisian

Published: Mon 14 Dec 2009 10:14 PM
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TO RUEHTU/AMEMBASSY TUNIS PRIORITY 3559
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SUBJECT: VETTING UNDER LEAHY AMENDMENT FOR TUNISIAN
MILITARY PERSONNEL (839)
REF: TUNIS 839
Department has reviewed its files and finds that it possesses
no credible information of gross violations of human rights
at this time by the Tunisian military personnel listed reftel
and below. Note that if at any time the Embassy becomes
aware of any information regarding incidents which could be
deemed to be credible information of a gross violation of
human rights by the individual, the Embassy should so inform
the Department.
Tunisian Navy 51st Regiment de Fusiliers Marin (51 RFM)
Location: Bizerte, Tunisia; Program: 1206-Proposed Fast
Response Boats Acquisition; Dates of Program: FY 2010.
Name: CHERIF, Slaheddine
DOB: 28 January 1957
POB: Kairouan, Tunisia
Nationality: Tunisian
Rank: Captain 0-6 (Unit CO)
Unit: Tunisian Navy 51st Regiment de Fusiliers Marin (51 RFM)
Event: 1206-Proposed Fast Response Boats Acquisition.
Dates of Program: FY 2010.
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