The next business meeting between President of the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society and member of the National Parliament Mr. Novruz Aslanov and Head of the Baku office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Elena Ajmone Sessera took place at the Headquarters of the National Society on 7 February 2017. Head of the International Relations department of the Az.RC Naila Omarova and Cooperation Responsible of the ICRC Rasim Allazov also participated at the meeting.
At first, President of the Azerbaijan Red Crescent Society Mr.Novruz Aslanov expressed his appreciation to the leadership of the Baku office of the ICRC for efforts made to return to the Azerbaijani side a dead body of the Azerbaijani soldier Chingiz Gurbanov. It should be mentioned that the Azerbaijani soldier Chingiz Gurbanov was killed in a military conflict occurred on a front-line on 29 December last year. As a result of efforts undertaken by the ICRC a dead body of the soldier has been returned to Azerbaijan and was buried in Gusar district. Mr.Novruz Aslanov noted that humanitarian activities and steps taken by the ICRC in accordance with its mission and mandate are highly appreciated in Azerbaijan.
During the meeting President of the National Society Mr.Novruz Aslanov and Head of the Baku office of the ICRC Elena Ajmone Sessera highly appreciated relations coordinated within the framework of cooperation between the Az.RC and the Baku office of the ICRC and Sub-Delegation of the ICRC in Barda city. It was noted that these coordinated relations positively affect on humanitarian activities of the two organizations. During the meeting the parties also emphasized the importance of strengthening cooperation relations established between the two organizations to achieve further success and effectiveness of humanitarian events and activities.
At the end of the meeting the parties exchanged opinions on activities and necessary projects that could be implemented within the framework of current cooperation between the two organizations.