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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Response (Ankara 170)

Published: Tue 16 Feb 2010 09:09 PM
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TO AMEMBASSY ANKARA PRIORITY 0000
UNCLAS STATE 013671
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E.O. 12958: N/A
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SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING RESPONSE (ANKARA 170)
REF: ANKARA 170
1. (U) This cable responds to the action request in
reftel requesting human rights vetting for the candidates
nominated to attend the KC-135 Simulator Training Course at
Mildenhall, England from 16 February to 16 May 2010.
2. (SBU) The Department of State has vetted the
individuals listed in reftel and possesses no credible
derogatory information as of 02/05/2010. Post is
authorized to include the following individuals in
USG-funded training:
Name: Ali HAZAR
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 28 November 1971, Malatya
Name: Durmus Cagri ER
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 15 June 1982, Eskisehir
Name: Hakan SUCULAR
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 27 June 1969, Eskisehir
Name: Volkan YAR
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 06 January 1969, Manisa
Name: Ugur ALTINOK
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 07 July 1973, Antalya
Name: Gokhan OZNEHIR
Title: Captain
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 22 January 1973, Izmir
Name: Nadirhan KOTAN
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 23 January 1974, Antalya
Name: Recep Berkay GURCIHAN
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 10 December 1982, Istanbul
Name: Ilke GONENDEN
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 18 December 1980, Balikesir/Gonen
Name: Huseyin SELEK
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 13 April 1977, Denizli
Name: Ceyhun KANZAK
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 23 January 1976, Izmir
Name: Murat YAVAS
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 01 November 1975, Izmir
Name: Haldun ALKAYA
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 30 March 1975, Istanbul
Name: Bulent CANBAY
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 15 December 1975, Izmit
Name: Emre VURAN
Title: Pilot
Unit: 101 ARS Incirlik-Adana
Organization: Turkish Air Force
DPOB: 08 February 1984, Balikesir
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 02/05/2010. 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
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