ICRC RUNS IHL INTRODUCTION FOR AZERBAIJANI PEACEKEEPERS
On 27 May 2003, Tuesday, representatives of the International Committee of
the Red Cross in Azerbaijan held a presentation on basic rules of International
Humanitarian Law (IHL) to a peacekeeping battalion of the Azerbaijani Armed
Forces expected to be deployed in Iraq.
This information session, held in one of the military units of the national
army, focused on the history and main principles of IHL, basic rules of code
of conduct for armed forces, and on the ICRC and its activities.
In accordance with its mandate, the ICRC provides training for Armed Forces
all over the world and it stands ready to support any further initiative in
the Republic of Azerbaijan.