First Deputy Minister David Tonoyan received Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross to Armenia Sarah Epprecht.
During the meeting the parties discussed possible ways of implementation of agreements to exchange data on missing persons.
The First Deputy Minister of Defense underlined that the Armenian side has been successfully cooperating with the ICRC since 1992 and intends to carry on this collaboration.
The Head of the ICRC delegation to Armenia noted, on her part, that one of the priorities of the ICRC as an impartial, neutral, and independent organization is to find out the fate of approximately 4,500 people who went missing in the wake of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Davit Tonoyan noted that within the scope of its authority, the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia stands ready to cooperate with the Azerbaijani side under the aegis of the ICRC in the exchange of data of missing people which will be a step in implementation of norms of international humanitarian law.