Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross` (ICRC) Azerbaijan mission Sherine Pollin yesterday met Vice-Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Bahar Muradova.
During the conversation, Muradova pointed out that Azerbaijan pays special attention to development of cooperation with all international organizations, including ICRC. “Cooperation with ICRC develops in all fields. We praise the organization`s activity in Azerbaijan, in particular its assistance in searching for citizens the missing and captives, solving social problems of people living in the front-line,” she added.
Muradova recalled meetings with ICRC leadership and representatives. Pollin underlined ICRC is interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan, and hailed Baku`s contribution to this cooperation.
The ICRC representative said the organization continues to work in Azerbaijan and Armenia on search, return and exchange of people who became captives, hostages and missing as a result of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. “The Azerbaijani mission of the organization helps to the people living in front-lines and borderland by allocating grant funds, drilling artesian wells, solving water supply problems. ICRC works together with Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society to solve such problems.”
Pollin also spoke about the organization`s new project aiming to achieve more effective results in the search of hostages and missing people. She said the Azerbaijani government agreed to realize the project, adding the sides are working to sign a memorandum of understanding to get it started.