Red Cross may help drug addicts in Armenian penitentiaries

news.am, Armenia
May 14 2011

Red Cross may help drug addicts in Armenian penitentiaries

May 14, 2011 | 13:14

YEREVAN. – The head of Penitentiary Department at the Armenian
Ministry of Justice Hayk Harutyunyan received the newly appointed head
of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation to
Armenia Lorenzo Caraffi and delegate from defense department Matthias
Weinreich.

The two sides gave appraisal of long term cooperation between ICRC and
Penitentiary Department, expressing hope it will continue in the
future, ministry’s press service informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.

The sides also touched upon the possibility of effective treatment of
drug addicts in penitentiaries.

From: Baghdasarian

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