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Tajikistan: Declaration in accordance with Article 90 of Protocol I

31-10-1997 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 320

On 10 September 1997 the Republic of Tajikistan made a declaration accepting the competence of the International Fact-Finding Commission, in accordance with Article 90, paragraph 2 (a), of the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I). It thereby recognizes ipso facto and without special agreement, in relation to any other High Contracting Party accepting the same obligation, the competence of the Commission to enquire into allegations by such other Party.

The Republic of Tajikistan is the 50 th State to recognize the competence of the Fact-Finding Commission.