IRRC No. 252

Missions by the President of the ICRC

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During May, Mr. Alexandre Hay, President of the ICRC, carried out a series of missions taking him first to the United Kingdom (1–2 May) and then to Asia (3–15 May), where he visited Malaysia, Thailand, Burma, India and Bangladesh.In London, Mr. Hay had a meeting with Sir Geoffrey Howe, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, which was concerned mainly with the ratification by the United Kingdom of the Protocols additional to the Geneva Conventions.

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