The Ombudsman Welcomes the alarm voiced by the ICRC

25 JULY 2023, Press Releases

We welcome the alarm voiced by the ICRC over the rapidly aggravating humanitarian crisis in Artsakh.

However, at the same time, we call on and urge the ICRC to stay committed and respect the right of Artsakh people to human dignity, enshrined in various international conventions, and cease the attempts to legitimize Azerbaijan's baseless offers of humanitarian aid to the people of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) through Akna (Aghdam).

Besides, in the given context, the intentional avoidance of using the name of Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh in the official communication of the ICRC hurts the feelings and dignity of the Artsakh people.