Press Releases

The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
The FINANCIAL 22 July 2010 BISHKEK. An international commission will in August start an investigation into the recent riots in southern Kyrgyzstan, an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) special representative said on July 22, according to RIA Novosti. "We have already started work on forming a commission so that the international investigation can begin in August," the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's Special Representative

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MOLDOVA AZI 19 July 2010 The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly supports the request by Moldova's acting President Mihai Ghimpu for the withdrawal of Russian troops and munitions from the Transnistrian region and calls on Russia to resume negotiations on the Transnistrian settlement in the 5+2 format, according to a press release from the Moldovan Parliament. A delegation of the Moldovan Parliament participated during July 6-10 in the 19th annual

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XINHUA 18 July 2010 President of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly Petros Efthymiou said on Saturday that states over the world should actively adapt to global changes. Efthymiou made the remarks at the Plenary of the OSCE Foreign Ministers Informal Meeting held in the suburb of Almaty the same day. As Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev made clear in his speech at the meeting that

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RFE/RL 16-07-10 The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has said it would send a 52-member police force to southern Kyrgyzstan. Herbert Salber, director of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Center, told reporters on July 16 the pan-European security bloc and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to dispatch the group to the regions of Osh and Jalal-Abad.

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INTERFAX (BBC MONITORING) 16 July 2010 Bishkek, 16 July -- The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's special representative for Central Asia, Kimmo Kiljunen, will lead an international investigation into the events that took place in the Kyrgyz south on 10-14 June, the Kyrgyz government's press service has told Interfax today. According to the press service, the proposal to set up an international commission for investigating the causes of the events

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Petros Efthymiou, the newly elected OSCE PA President, addresses the Assembly on 10 July. OSLO, 10 July 2010 – The 19 th Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly ended today with the adoption of the Oslo Declaration and the election of Petros Efthymiou (Greece) as the Assembly’s new President. Mr. Efthymiou, who was a Vice-President in the Assembly, defeated Senator Consiglio Di Nino (Canada) by 130 votes to 64. The new President

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