Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Mar. 10
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Ashgabat hosted a meeting with Head of Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Jean-Jerome Casabianca, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message.
During the meeting, issues of diversification of partnership in line with the cooperation plan between Turkmenistan and ICRC for 2017 were discussed.
“The sides also gave attention to the process of implementation of international humanitarian law, as well as cooperation in humanitarian activity on results of the previous meeting, considering the aspects voiced by the Turkmen side and the ICRC’s positions,” said the message.
Turkmenistan and the ICRC have implemented several programs and projects since the beginning of their cooperation, main goals of which were the dissemination and improvement of knowledge about the norms and principles of the International Humanitarian Law (IHL) defined by the 1949 Geneva Convention. Turkmenistan ratified this document in 1992.