Jakob Kellenberger, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), arrived in Azerbaijan for a two-day visit on 3 April at the invitation of the Azerbaijani government, the ICRC office told Trend. This visit will be followed by visits to Georgia and Armenia.
The talks with senior state and government officials are expected to focus on missing persons and their families, the conditions of people detained in relation to the unresolved conflicts of Nagorny Karabakh, Abkhazia and South Ossetia and other humanitarian issues. Training of the Armed Forces in international humanitarian law and its application will also be discussed. In addition, the ICRC president will make visits to ICRC-supported projects in the field.
On the first day of a visit paid as part of a visit of the South Caucasus Kellenberger met with Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev.