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The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
OSCE PA President Joao Soares opens the 19th Annual Session in Oslo (Photo by Klas Bergman, OSCE PA) OSLO, 8 July 2010 – The 19 th Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) continued on its third day today with extensive debates and deliberations on three Committee reports on the conference theme, “Rule of Law: Combating Transnational Crime and Corruption,” and draft resolutions on issues ranging from migration, cyber crime,

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REUTERS 8 July 2010 (Adds inquiry, Human Rights Watch statement) By Olga Dzyubenko BISHKEK, July 8 (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan asked for up to $500 million in aid on Thursday to restore two southern cities where hundreds of people are living in the ruins of homes destroyed during the worst violence in the country's modern history. About 300 people were killed, and possibly hundreds more, during several days of clashes between ethnic Kyrgyz and

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OSLO, 7 July 2010 – OSCE PA Secretary General R. Spencer Oliver was re-elected on Tuesday, 6 July, as the Assembly’s Secretary General for another five-year term.The Standing Committee, which consists of the Assembly's 55 heads of delegation, met in connection with the Parliamentary Assembly’s 19th Annual Session taking place 6-10 July in Oslo.Mr. Oliver (United States) received more than ninety-five per cent of the votes in the Assembly’s

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TREND NEWS 5 July 2010 A Georgian delegation will attend the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly session. The delegation consisting of Vice Parliamentary Speaker Giorgi Tsereteli and MPs Akaki Minashvili, Giorgi Kandelaki and Dmitry Lordkipanidze left for Oslo this morning. Tsereteli said at the Tbilisi International Airport before their departure that the MPs will inform summit guests about Georgia's strategy on Abkhazia and South Ossetia. "It is

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COPENHAGEN, 29 June 2010 – The Nineteenth Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, with the theme “Rule of Law: Combating Transnational Crime and Corruption,” is taking place 6-10 July in Oslo, hosted by the Parliament of Norway – Stortinget. Nearly 300 parliamentarians from across the OSCE area are expected to participate in the Session, which will be streamed live on the Norwegian Parliament’s website, www.stortinget.no, as well as

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COPENHAGEN, 28 June 2010 – The OSCE PA Parliamentary Team on Moldova visited the country 24-26 June, meeting with Acting President and Speaker of Parliament Mihai Ghimpu, Foreign Minister Iurii Leanca, and representatives of a wide range of political parties. The Team, led by Walburga Habsburg Douglas (Sweden), met with the with the leadership of the Supreme Soviet in Tiraspol and the negotiator on the Transnistrian conflict, as well as

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