Press Releases

The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
NATIONAL POST 18 January 2010 Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who was second with just under 25%, will face off against Mr. Yanukovych in a Feb. 7 run-off vote. "This was a good and competitive election and very promising for the future of Ukraine's democracy," said Joao Soares, head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's observer mission, in a statement. "I look forward to the continuation of this positive experience in

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24.UA 18 January 2010 Сегодня, 18 января, ОБСЕ дала свою оценку президентским выборам в Украине, первый тур которых прошел накануне. "Эти выборы были очень хорошими. Это были высококачественные выборы", - заявил президент Парламентской ассамблеи ОБСЕ, специальный координатор миссии краткосрочных наблюдателей ОБСЕ Жоао Суареш на пресс-конференции в Киеве. По его словам, нынешний избирательный процесс является "шагом вперед по сравнению с

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OSCE PA President Joao Soares delivers the post-election statement on behalf of the OSCE in Kyiv. KYIV, 18 January 2010 – The first round of Ukraine’s presidential election was of high quality and showed significant progress over previous elections, meeting most OSCE and Council of Europe commitments, concluded the international election observation mission in a statement published today. The observers noted that the election demonstrated

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KYIV POST 18 January 2010 OSCE observers have said that the election laws of Ukraine must be improved and brought in line with the international norms and standards, Heidi Tagliavini, the head of the election observation mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, has said. "We would like to note that although some laws were adopted [in Ukraine's election legislation] nevertheless we insist that the legislative

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KYIV, 15 January 2010 -- The International Election Observation Mission for the presidential election in Ukraine will present its preliminary post-election statement at a news conference on Monday, 18 January, in Kyiv. The mission is a joint undertaking of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA), the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the European

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COPENHAGEN, 13 January 2010 – In a final week of preparation for the observation mission to the 17 January presidential election in Ukraine, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Joao Soares led a delegation to several regions of Ukraine. The delegation included the Deputy Heads of Mission that Mr. Soares has appointed for the regions: Francois-Xavier DeDonnea in Odesa and Tone Tingsgaard in Donetsk. In both Odesa on 11 January and Donetsk on

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