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Mr. Martin Schulz
President of the European Parliament
Honorable President Schulz,
We have read with dismay your address of 15th of August on Azerbaijan, concerning the legal proceedings taken against Ms. Leyla Yunus and Mr. Arif Yunus related to their financial misconducts and tax evasion. Yet again you chose to get involved in the judiciary issues of a third country, of a free and sovereign nation, Azerbaijan.
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In March of this year, I read an article in Roll Call by Congressman Silvestre Reyes, a former Congressman who has made multiple trips to Azerbaijan, most recently serving as an election monitor in 2013. (Please see: http://blogs.rollcall.com/beltway-insiders/azerbaijan-must-remain-a-strong-ally-of-the-united-states/?dcz=) Congressman Reyes has taken the time to study our country and learn a lot about us. We have great respect for him, and his March article describing the importance of Azeri support for the United States is right on point.
Elkhan Suleymanov, the Vice-president of the Euronest PA, has appealed to Euronest PA co-chairs and Euronest PA bureau members
EURONEST PA Bureau members
The Secretariat suggests in its
recent letter to attribute reports of two Committees to the EP component
Secretariat, and the other two reports to EaP component Secretariat.
To the attention of,
President, European Parliament
Chairman, Development Committee
Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee
A letter has been brought to the attention of our delegation which represents a recommendation made by the Democracy Support and Election Coordination Group in the European Parliament to the President of the European Parliament. The letter advises President Schulz to avoid sending any electoral observation mission to Azerbaijan in November 2015 and makes a series of highly negative remarks about our country.
Representatives of democracy and freedom house supported the occupation and the aggressor during PACE summer session
Member of Azerbaijani Delegation to PACE
The draft report on the functioning of democratic institutions in Azerbaijan prepared by co-rapporteurs Mr. Pedro Agramunt and Mr. Tadeusz Iwinski was discussed and adopted during PACE?s summer session on June 23, 2015. The discussion were very tense.
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.