The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted its "The progress of the Assembly's monitoring procedure (January-December 2022)" resolution on Thursday. The information was posted on the "Armenia in the Council of Europe" Facebook page.
"The Assembly notes the committee’s continued attention to the developments concerning relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The Assembly takes note of the most recent urgent notice of the European Court of Human Rights sent to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe calling for the monitoring of Azerbaijan's implementation of its decision of 21 December 2022 regarding the Lachin Corridor, and calls for the immediate and full implementation of the interim measures decided by the Court. The Assembly is also monitoring the situation around the Armenian prisoners of war and civilian captives who are still detained in Azerbaijan. The Assembly calls upon Azerbaijan to immediately release all detainees," the second point of this resolution reads.
Armen Gevorgyan, a member of the Armenian National Assembly delegation to the PACE and the key rapporteur on PACE Local and Regional Authorities, had delivered addresses on Tuesday and Thursday during the debates on the aforesaid resolution.
In his remarks, Gevorgyan had reflected on the Lachin corridor issue and on the need to send a PACE monitoring mission to the region for fact-finding purposes.