On 23 September, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives visited the Armenian nationals captured in connection with the escalation in September and notified to the ICRC by the Azerbaijani authorities. The meetings were held in private, and the contact with their families was established, Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned from the ICRC in Armenia.
“According to its mandate, during such visits, the ICRC assesses the treatment of detainees and conditions of their detention. We also help to ensure that the detained individuals are able to restore or maintain contact with their families. As per the ICRC’s procedures, the observations and recommendations related to our visits are only shared with the detaining authorities,” the ICRC in Armenia added on Facebook.