ICRC acting as a neutral intermediary
Baku (ICRC) - On Monday, 22 September 2003, the International Committee
of the Red Cross (ICRC), acting as a neutral intermediary, facilitated the transfer
of one Azerbaijani civilian and handed him over to the concerned Azerbaijani
The operation took place between Barda and Agdam regions with the full cooperation
of all sides.
ICRC delegates had visited the Azerbaijani civilian, who expressed his wish
to be handed over to the Azerbaijani authorities.
In accordance with its mandate, the ICRC has provided its assistance in organizing
such operations in the region since 1992 and stands ready to support any similar
operation in the future.