2012

Report released as refugee numbers in Turkey top 120,000 COPENHAGEN, 20 November 2012 – Parliaments and governments should co-ordinate refugee policies and find common ground to address the humanitarian crisis spreading from the violence in Syria, according to recommendations from a new report released today by the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: A Special Report on the Impact of Syrian Refugees in Turkey and the OSCE

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President Migliori in talks with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey. ANKARA, 20 November 2012 – OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Riccardo Migliori continues meetings in Ankara today during a three-day visit aimed at increasing the international response to the Syrian refugee crisis and other challenges Turkey has been facing. In a meeting Monday night with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey, Migliori spoke about Turkey's

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Migliori and Oliver meet with Duma Chairman Naryshkin, and Kovalev, Head of the Russian Delegation to the OSCE PA. COPENHAGEN, 19 November 2012 – OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Riccardo Migliori was in Moscow last week for his first presidential visit to the Russian Federation. President Migliori, fresh from a trip to the United States, where he held meetings with National Security Council officials, stressed the importance of balancing

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WASHINGTON, 8 November 2012 -- The 6 November 2012 elections in the United States were yet another demonstration of the country's commitment to democracy, international observers from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly reported in a statement released today in Washington. After a generally peaceful but highly polarized campaign, voters were given a genuine opportunity to make an informed choice. Nonetheless, the unprecedented and often negative

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WASHINGTON, 6 November 2012 -- The OSCE has concluded its election day observation activity across several key states in the United States where voters cast ballots in today's general election. Joao Soares (Portugal), the Special Co-ordinator appointed to lead the OSCE observers, will deliver the observation statement on behalf of the OSCE at the official OSCE news conference, which takes place Thursday at The Johns Hopkins University School

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KHARKIV, Ukraine, 30 October 2012 ( Русский ) – Vice-President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Walburga Habsburg Douglas (MP, Sweden) and OSCE PA human rights committee chair Matteo Mecacci (MP, Italy) today were denied access to a previously approved meeting with former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko at a hospital in Kharkiv. Habsburg Douglas had intended to hand-deliver a copy of the preliminary statement from the international

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