Contents tagged with NATO Parliamentary Assembly

  • NATO Parliamentary Assembly accuses Russia of human rights violations in Ukraine and Georgia

    Iryna Friz, the chairman of Ukraine’s permanent delegation, stated on her Facebook page that a report of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly that held its spring session in Warsaw on Saturday, identified Russia as responsible for human rights violations in Ukraine and Georgia.

    The report “Fostering Democracy and Human Rights in the Black Sea Region” was presented by special rapporteur Ulla Schmidt. It highlights massive violations of human rights in the occupied territories of Ukraine.

    “The …

  • NATO Parliamentary Assembly session to be held in Kyiv in 2019

    The session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO will be held in the spring of 2019 in Kyiv, as stated by Andriy Parubiy, the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, at a briefing with the head of the Georgian parliament Irakli Kobakhidze. Kobakhidze stated that every country that has ever hosted the NATO PA session eventually became a member of NATO.

      "After two rounds of discussions, it was decided that the NATO PA will be held in Kyiv in the spring of 2019. …

  • NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be held in Ukraine in 2020

    The spring 2020 session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) will be held in Kyiv.

    This was reported by Verkhovna Rada member Irina Friz, who heads the Ukrainian delegation to the NATO PA.

    “This is important and very good news! The Permanent Committee of the NATO PA approved the application of Ukraine for the spring session of the NATO PA in Kyiv. We have been granted this right in 2020,” she wrote on Facebook on Sunday evening.

    In her opinion, this is “not only a manifestation of Ukraine’ …