UNICEF to support children, damaged in Ganja

UNICEF to support children, damaged in Ganja
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"During my visit yesterday to Ganja, I saw at firsthand the situation of children. I was saddened to hear the reports that more children had been injured over the weekend and extend my condolences to those affected", said UNICEF Representative to Azerbaijan Edward Carwardine, APA reports.

Edward Carwardine noted that UNICEF repeats its urgent call for the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure, and reiterates that a cessation of hostilities is in the best interest of all children:  "I spoke in Ganja with Mr. Hikmat Hajiyev, Assistant to the President, to offer UNICEF’s support for children and families, particularly in responding to psychological trauma and keeping children safe from unexploded ordnance, and we agreed to implement this assistance urgently." 

Firuza Vahid

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