Dispatch - President Kellenberger, Washington, March 28
ICRC President Jakob Kellenberger met yesterday with President Obama and held talks with senior United States government officials.
Mr. Kellenberger met at the White House with President Barack Obama and John Brennan. In addition, the ICRC President met with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, the Director of National Intelligence, General James Clapper, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, General David Petraeus, and Deputy Attorney-General James Cole.
In this Dispatch, the ICRC President speaks about humanitarian principles, his visit, the dialogue between the ICRC and the United States, detention and the law.