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The latest news, press statements, readouts and media advisories from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
Kimmo Kiljunen introducing a resolution on the situation in Kyrgyzstan at the OSCE PA’s recent Annual Session in Oslo. COPENHAGEN, 28 July 2010 – Having just returned from Bishkek, the OSCE PA’s Special Representative for Central Asia, Kimmo Kiljunen (Finland), spoke today about the progress being made in organizing an International Independent Commission for Inquiry into the violence that occurred in southern Kyrgyzstan in June. “I am

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EURASIANET.ORG 28 July 2010 As the Kyrgyz Health Ministry reports a higher death toll of 355, and NGOs continue to bring forward allegations of many more deaths, victims of the conflict in southern Kyrgyzstan are hoping for an impartial international investigation that could establish the facts. Facing ongoing persecution, thousands of Uzbeks have already left for Russia and other countries, EurasiaNet reports, making tracking of their

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EURASIANET.ORG 24 July 2010 Kimmo Kiljunen, the Special Representative for Central Asia of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE PA) told reporters in Bishkek July 22 that an international commission will begin work in August to investigate the recent conflict in southern Kyrgyzstan, finchannel.com reported, citing RIA Novosti. "The purpose of our commission is impartial investigation of all

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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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