Contents tagged with Pedro Agramunt

  • Former PACE President and several deputies suspected of corruption

    At a meeting in Paris on Tuesday, May 15, the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), chose a punishment for former PACE President Pedro Agramunt, as well as deputies suspected of corruption, as reported by the Chairman of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, Volodymyr Ariev, to Evopeyskaya Pravda.

    According to Ariev, the committee agreed there was a need to punish the deputies, despite the fact that their fault has not yet been legally proven. The …

  • Media: Ukrainian delegation achieved resignation of PACE president

    This week in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) the impossible happened. The Ukrainian delegation achieved the resignation of PACE President Pedro Agramunt, Evropeyskaya Pravda writes.

    It seemed like there was no chance of this: PACE lacks methods for dismissing the president. There was a small chance of stopping his re-election in January, but the assembly did not want to go against tradition, and kept Agramunt as its leader for the second consecutive year.

    On Monday …

  • Ukraine demands resignation of PACE head over his visit to Syria with Russian parliamentary delegation

    The Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) demanded the resignation of the President of the organization, Pedro Agramunt, over his recent trip to Syria, said deputy head of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Herashchenko.

    "The Chairman of the session said that, at the request of the delegates, there will be hearings where Agramunt will be prepared to answer questions. But the Ukrainian delegation demands changes in the regulations and the launch of impeachment …

  • Herashchenko: The PACE President avoids providing details on his trip to Russia and Syria

    The First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Iryna Herashchenko, claims that the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Pedro Agramunt, is avoiding meetings with Ukrainian politicians after his visits to Syria and Russia, as she posted on Facebook while participating in the European People's Party summit, which began on Wednesday in Malta.

    PACE members from Ukraine are openly in conflict with the President of the Assembly, Pedro Agramunt, accusing him of lobbying …

  • PACE President Agramunt brought a delegation from the Russian State Duma to Syria

    A delegation of deputies from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the State Duma of Russia headed by PACE President Pedro Agramunt arrived in Syria, despite the fact that Agramunt was not authorized to carry out such a visit by the Assembly or its bodies.

    This was reported by Russian "Channel One".

    According to the Russian channel, deputies from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Serbia and Italy, as well as deputies of the State Duma of Russia, arrived with Agramunt in …