Hikmet Hajiyev: Using children as soldiers is prohibited under international humanitarian law

Hikmet Hajiyev: Using children as soldiers is prohibited under international humanitarian law
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  • calendar-gray 24 October 2020

Assistant of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev has Twitted about the video shows that Armenia employs child-soldiers, APA reports.

Mr. Hajiyev says that the video shows that Armenia employes childsoldiers and recruiting and using children under the age of 15 as soldiers is prohibited under international humanitarian law – treaty, and custom – and is defined as a war crime by International Criminal Court: "Needs to be investigated."

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