DOS Cable re: Ambassador Prosper Discusses Detainee Issues with Jakob Kellenberger, President of the International Committee for the Red Cross

This State department cable concerns a meeting between Amb. Pierre-Richard Prosper and Jakob Kellenberger, President of the International Committee for the Red Cross. The discussion focused on detention issues regarding Guantanamo, Iraq, and Afghanistan as well as legal issues connected to the global war on terrorism. Ambassador Moley and Ambassador Prosper were accompanied by Deputy Legal Advisor Steve Solomon and Ref Off Joe Cassidy. Kellenberger was accompanied by ICRC Director of Operations for Europe and the Americas Francois Stamm. The document is heavily redacted and contains no discernible or meaningful information on the meeting.

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SUBJECT: AMBASSADOR PROSPER DISCUSSES DETAINEE, IHL ISSUES
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