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Mrs. Anne Brasseur,
President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe,
All PACE Bureau members,
Mr. Wojciech Sawicki,
Secretary-General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland,
Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Baku, 17 April 2015
To the attn. of,
Members of the European Parliament
I write to you to express my definite objection to your debate, vote and the adopted resolution in Brussels on the 15th of April 2015 on the centenary of the so-called Armenian “genocide?, in my behalf as vice-president of Euronest PA and chair of the Azerbaijan Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. I wish to express my deepest displeasure at this unfortunate decision by your House and my surprise at this attempt to destabilise an already security sensitive region.
Mr. Michael George LINK,
Mr. Ivica Dacic,
Mr. Ilkka Kanerva,
OSCE PA President
Mr. Martin Shulz,
President of European Parliament
Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland,
Secretary General of Council of Europe
Ms. Anne Brasseur,
Baku, 13 April 2015
During your meetings with several Azerbaijani officials, you emphasized that the election monitoring activities by OSCE/ODIHR are based on clear principles and standards. You explained that OSCE/ODIHR always takes into account and highlights all opinions, observations and analysis of all facts and circumstances, in order to conclude to an objective assessment.
Elkhan Suleymanov: “The 4th Euronest PA plenary session in Yerevan was marked with shamfeul developments”
Euronest PA Co-Chairs
Euronest PA Bureau members
Euronest PA members
The 4th Euronest PA plenary session in Yerevan was marked with shamfeul developments. The session, to which Azerbaijani Delegation rightfully rejected to attend, started and ended with planned and deliberate diversions by Armenia.
Robert Walter (United Kingdom, EC), rapporteur of the Political Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for preparing report titled“Escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh and the other occupied territories of Azerbaijan? will make a fact-finding visit to Baku on 12-13 March 2015. In respect of this visit official PACE news website made a serious mistake calls the title of the report as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. In his strong protest letter to Ms. Anne Brasseur, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe andMembers of the Bureau of PACE, copied to Mr. Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary-General of theCouncil of Europe, Mr. Wojciech Sawicki, Secretary-General of the PACE and Mr. Robert Walter,Rapporteur, member of the Azerbaijan Delegation to PACE MP Elkhan Suleymanov in order to prevent such kind of abuse in future proposed shifting the particular competence of management with the Assembly?s news from the Secretary-General to an independent and skillful bench of specialists.
Elkhan Suleymanov: “The claim should be raised against Armenia regarding hostage civilians Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev”
“I have already submitted a motion to the Secretariat on ensuring the right of the Azerbaijani hostages to fair trial and the motion for resolution is currently on Assembly’s official website? (more…)
Azerbaijani MP: “We have to further strengthen our fight against the Armenian lies on the eve of the 110-year anniversary of the 1905 Genocide, and the 100th anniversary of the so-called “Armenian Genocide”
Motion for resolution on ensuring the right of Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev to fair trial was submitted in PACE