Madagascar becomes 53rd state to support the Montreux Document on obligations of private military & security companies

Author: Intl. Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Published on: 5 August 2015

A round table to present the Montreux Document to the Malagasy authorities was held on 18 June 2015 in the capital Antananarivo...The Montreux Document summarizes the international legal obligations applicable to private military and security companies operating in armed conflicts...Prime Minister General Ravelonarivo underlined his country's support for the Montreux Document...Madagascar is the 53th country to date to lend its support to the Montreux Document – support that will be formally recorded in a letter from the Government of Madagascar to the Government of Switzerland.

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