Practice Relating to Rule 29. Medical Transports
Section A. Respect for and protection of medical transports
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) restates Article 35 of the 1949 Geneva Convention I and Article 21 of the 1949 Geneva Convention IV.
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) states, with respect to non-international armed conflicts in particular: “Medical means of transportation shall be respected and protected and may not be made the object of attack, provided they are not being used to commit hostile acts.”
In 1993, during a debate in the UN Security Council on the situation in the former Yugoslavia, Argentina stated that “the deliberate attacks on … ambulances” could not go on with impunity.