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Executive Order 12643 -- International Committee of the Red Cross

June 23, 1988

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the International Organizations Immunities Act (P.L. 79 - 291, as amended by Section 743 of P.L. 100 - 204), I hereby extend to the International Committee of the Red Cross the privileges, exemptions, and immunities provided by the International Organizations Immunities Act.

This Order is not intended to abridge in any respect privileges, exemptions, or immunities that the International Committee of the Red Cross may have acquired or may acquire by international agreements or by statute.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

June 23, 1988.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 3:12 p.m., June 23, 1988]

Note: The Executive order was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on June 24.