On its website, the ICRC
said more than 1,800 families, or around 9,000 people, had been displaced since last week because of fighting between the military and the Islamic State Ranao, also known as the Maute group.
Dr Mazari apprised the ICRC
head of circumstances in which the Pakistani prisoner, Shakirullah, was beaten up and tortured to death by inmates of the central jail in Indian city of Jaipur on Feb 20 in the aftermath of the Pulwama incident in the India-held Kashmir.
At the same time, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov emphasizing the violation of international humanitarian law by Armenia, especially its committments taken by the 1949 Geneva Conventions underlined the importance of the ICRC
to provide necessary assessment to these acts of occupying country.
"Good emergency medical care in hospitals is essential in the response to a mass casualty event, but alone it is not sufficient", Jurg Montani, Head of the ICRC
delegation in Jordan, told the meeting.
She stressed the importance to promote cooperation between the ICRC
and the Sudanese government in Darfur particularly during the coming period as the region is moving from peacekeeping to reconstruction and development.
He affirmed Syria's readiness to continue fruitful cooperation with ICRC
and develop it in all fields in order to provide the Syrians with the largest possible help in line with Syria's respect for the ICRC
and the latter's commitment to its neutrality and its humanitarian noble objectives.
The sides discussed cooperation between Kazakhstan and ICRC
, contribution of the Astana Process in settlement of the situation in Syria, humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan, ICRC
activities in conflict zones, further cooperation in view of experience of work of Kazakhstan in the UN Security Council.
He said he hoped the visit would contribute toward further constructive cooperation between ARCO and the ICRC
'These families have been unable to return home due to security concerns,' the ICRC
said, quoting Meher Khatcherian, who heads the ICRC
office covering this area.
Also, today, at the Academy of Arts of the University of Banja Luka, five documentaries will be shown, made in cooperation between the ICRC
and the Pravo Ljudski film festival.
Ali Akbar Velayati made the remarks in a meeting with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC
) Peter Maurer in Tehran.