Saturday 29 February 2020
 Kabul Local Time
10 Hoot 1398, 05:52 AM

MoFA Marks 70th Anniversary of Geneva Conventions


KABUL – The 70th year of the adoption of the Geneva Conventions (1949) was celebrated at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with participation of the Second Vice President H.E. Sarwar Danish, Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Idrees Zaman, cabinet members and foreign diplomats.

The Deputy Foreign Minister welcomed the participants to the event and stated, "As an active member of the international community, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is committed to observing the aforementioned Conventions, more than any time before." He expressed his gratitude to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for its humanitarian efforts in the last decades. Mr. Zaman stressed the significant role of the international humanitarian organizations in helping the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in this area.

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