Red Cross confirms second departure of minors of the FARC-EP

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Teenagers were transferred to the Unicef Centre, after verifying its state of health, said the ICRC. | Photo: March patriotic.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Colombia said Friday in a statement the departure of a second group of minors who were part of the forces armed revolutionary of Colombia-Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP).

6 teens were welcomed by a humanitarian mission composed of our delegates and representatives of social organizations.

-ICRC Colombia (@CICR_co) March 10, 2017 the head of the delegation of the ICRC in Colombia, Christoph Harnisch, said that with this second group “progresses successfully comply with what was agreed on this point between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP”.
“This is the first step of a road that will be crucial for the life future of these young and facing which expect the support of all the society”, said Harnisch.

“It is the first step in a crucial way for the future of these young people. They expect the support of the whole society”: Christoph Harnisch.

-ICRC Colombia (@CICR_co) March 10, 2017 the National Council for reinstatement (CNR) said that minors will be brought to transient host sites operated by Unicef, with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Presidential Advisory Office for human rights.
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