Red Cross to increase its presence in Karabakh

Red Cross to increase its presence in Karabakh
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  • calendar-gray 24 November 2020

The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, has announced the quadrupling of the ICRC team in Nagorno-Karabakh, he stated in an interview with RBC, APA reports.

The Maurer said that as the conflict escalated, they realized they needed to do more.

According to him, if before the recent Karabakh war, their budget in the region was 10 million pounds, next year it will be 45 million pounds; that is, they will increase their presence four times.

The ICRC president said they had quite a small number of people there, but now they plan to send an additional 400-500 people to the region, and in recent days, they have already increased their presence.

Zumrud Pashkin

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