ThursdayOctober 02
  • USD 407.68
  • EUR 515.23
  • RUB 10.3

PACE discusses issue of political prisoners in Azerbaijan

17:01, 26.06.2012 Region: World News, Armenia, Azerbaijan Theme: Politics

STRASBOURG. - PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights is discussing special rapporteur Christoph Straesser’s report on political prisoners in Azerbaijan.

Armenian delegate Naira Zohrabyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am that all Azerbaijani delegates are present at the meeting of the Committee. The delegation head delivered a speech expressing discontent and complaining about the report.

“In 40 minutes the debate will be over. I hope the delegation will vote for the report and it will be submitted for the discussion at the plenary session this fall,” she said.  

 

 

Armenia News - NEWS.am

More in topic

Azerbaijan awaits new proposals on Karabakh peace talks – newspaper

The Armenian President has given his prior consent to a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart…

Iran expects political decision from US

Javad Zarif met with Secretary of State John Kerry...

Analyst: No increased degree of tension between Azerbaijan and Armenia

The incidents occurring in border area are “a part of the current situation”...

MEPs elect Jean-Claude Juncker to head EU Commission

Despite strong opposition earlier from UK…

Israel resumes air strikes on Gaza

Israel stopped air strikes for six hours...

Armenian MPs visit UK

They were at Oxford University, too…

Partner news