DOS Cable: Letter from International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) to Mike McKinley, Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State re: Persons Detained in Afghanistan

Letter from International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) to Mike McKinley, Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State re: Persons Detained in Afghanistan. The letter states "Dear Mike: Enclosed is an ICRC Verbal Note concerning the situation of persons detained in Afghanistan. Copies of this Note are also being provided to the US Embassy in Kabul and to the US Permanent Mission in Geneva. I am sending copies also to Shirin Tahir-Kheli and John Bellinger at the NSC, to Chuck Allen at the Pentagon, and to Will Taft. This Note and the December 23, 2003 Working Paper on Guantanamo are provided in advance of President Kellenberger's Washington visit January 15-16, 2004. With personal regards, Christoph Girod, Head of Delegation

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ICRC INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS
DELEGATION WASHINGTON
January 6, 2004 .
Mr. Mike McKinley Deputy'Assistant Secretary (PRM) Department of State Washington DC
Dear Mike:
Enclosed is an ICRC Verbal Note concerning the situation of persons detained in Afghanistan.
Copies of this Note are also being provided to the US Embassy in Kabul and to the US Permanent Mission in Geneva. I am sending copies also to Shirin Tahir-Kheli and John Bellinger at the NSC, to Chuck Allen at the Pentagon, and to Will Taft.
This Note and the December 23, 2003 Working Paper on Guantanamo are provided in advance of President Kellenberger's Washington visit January 15-16, 2004.
With personal regards,
Head of Delegation
2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW • Suite S4S • Washington, DC 20037 • Tel. (202) 293.9430 • Fax (202) 293-9431
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE REVIEW AUTHORITY: FRANK E SCHMELZER
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DATE/CASE ID: 23 SEP 2004 200303827
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