Foreign visitors in Washington this week include: Monday
Stanislau Shushkevich, a former president of Belarus, who receives the Truman-reagan Medal of Freedom from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.
Mohammad Nakibur Rahman, the son of Bangladesh opposition leader Motiur Rahman Nizami, and Toby Cadman, an international war crimes attorney. They hold a 3 p.m. news conference at the National Press Club to discuss the current international tribunal against political leaders suspected of war crimes in Bangladesh. Tuesday
Defense Minister Alberto Otarola of Peru, who addresses the Inter-american Dialogue. Thursday
Joaquin Almunia, vice president of the European Commission, who addresses the American Bar Association. On Friday, he holds a 4:30 p.m. news conference at the office of the European Union Delegation at 2175 K St. NW. Friday
Mayor Jozias van Aartsen of The Hague; acting Secretary-general Brooks Daly of the Permanent Court of Arbitration; Secretary-general Hans van Loon of The Hague Conference on Private International Law; Theodor Meron, president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and president of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals; Judge SangHyun Song, president of the International Criminal Court; and Judge Peter Tomka, president of the International Court of Justice. They meet administration officials, members of Congress and federal judges. They also address the Brookings Institution and the annual meeting of the American Society of International Law.