PACE winter session opens in France

PACE winter session opens in France

A regular session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will start in Strasbourg today, during which two reports on Azerbaijan will be discussed.

On January 26, participants of the session will discuss the report on 'Escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh and the other occupied territories of Azerbaijan' prepared by MP Robert Walter (UK), and the report by MP Milica Markovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 'Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan deliberately deprived of water'.

In addition, President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev will make a speech at the session on January 29. The participants will also discuss the issue of the migration crisis in Europe, the strengthening of the role of and protection of human rights in the Council of Europe's member countries.

Elections to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will be held at the PACE session, Trend reports.