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Respect for and scope of application of this Protocol
    Article 1 - Respect for and scope of application of this Protocol
      1.The High Contracting Parties undertake to respect and to ensure respect for this Protocol in all circumstances.

      2. This Protocol reaffirms and supplements the provisions of the four Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 ("the Geneva Conventions") and, where applicable, of their two Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977 ("the 1977 Additional Protocols") relating to the distinctive emblems, namely the red cross, the red crescent and the red lion and sun, and shall apply in the same situations as those referred to in these provisions.


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