Parliamentary Assembly session : 31 March – 4 April 2003 

Assembly approves plans to improve protection of transported animals

[01/04/03] The Parliamentary Assembly today approved a draft revised Convention on the international transportation of animals. Calling for full implementation by all member states, Rapporteur Bill Ethrington of the Committee of the Environment, Agriculture and Local and Regional Affairs said: ''Man’s inhumanity to animals is appalling, and also reflects man’s inhumanity to man''.

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