PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons discussed in Paris the problem of missing persons and POWs in military and frozen conflicts. Naira Zohrabyan, a member of the Armenian delegation to PACE and an MP of the Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK), raised the issue of the Armenian captives tortured in Azerbaijan.
She said it is very important that the Committee addresses the problem of missing persons and captives in different military conflicts more frequently.
““We have no right to say that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and we have nothing to do in this context, because of the fundamental principles of PACE is the protection of human rights. I do not call into question the activities of ICRC but let us be frank and admit that ICRC’s activities are not often effective because it may encounter a style of action by a state as Azerbaijan,” she said.
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