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The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
ANKARA, 21 June 2018 – In response to the decision by the Turkish authorities to deny entry to German parliamentarian Andrej Hunko and Swedish parliamentarian Jabar Amin, who had been appointed as members of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s election observation mission to the 24 June elections in Turkey, Special Co-ordinator of the OSCE short-term observer mission Ignacio Sanchez Amor and Head of the OSCE PA Mission Peter Osusky today issued

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Ignacio Sanchez Amor COPENHAGEN, 19 June 2018 – Ignacio Sanchez Amor (MP, Spain), Chair of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s human rights committee, today criticized the U.S. government’s violation of human rights and humanitarian standards in its treatment of migrants – and especially migrant children – attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. “It should go without saying that attempts to enforce border security should not result in

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COPENHAGEN, 18 June 2018 – Welcoming the signing on Sunday of an agreement between Athens and Skopje over a long-running name dispute between the two OSCE countries, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President George Tsereteli (MP, Georgia) today congratulated the governments for taking a major step forward in resolving the disagreement. He thanked the mediators for their work, congratulated Prime Ministers Alexis Tsipras and Zoran Zaev for their

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Ad Hoc Committee on Migration Chair Nahima Lanjri visiting Refugee Aid Miksalište in Belgrade, 10 June 2018 BELGRADE, 12 June 2018 – Improvements in the accommodation of migrants and refugees in Serbia have been welcomed by a delegation led by the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Nahima Lanjri (MP, Belgium), with parliamentarians noting that other OSCE countries can learn from these positive developments. They pointed out however that Serbia’s

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The OSCE PA's Ad Hoc Committee on Countering Terrorism visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina kicked off with a briefing at the OSCE BiH Mission, Sarajevo, 6 June 2018. SARAJEVO, 7 June 2018 – Members of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s Ad Hoc Committee on Countering Terrorism (CCT) today concluded a visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), where they learned more about local and regional challenges in countering terrorism and violent extremism. In

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Für die deutsche Version scrollen Sie bitte weiter runter. COPENHAGEN/BERLIN, 6 June 2018 – Registration is open for journalists interested in covering the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly’s 27th Annual Session, taking place 7-11 July at the Reichstag Building in Berlin. Held under the theme “Implementing OSCE Commitments: The Role of Parliaments,” the Session will bring together some 300 parliamentarians from North America, Europe and Asia to

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