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Council of Europe Office in Georgia

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PACE monitoring co-rapporteurs to visit Georgia
Strasbourg, 04.12.2012 ÔÇô Michael Aastrup Jensen (Denmark, ALDE) and Boriss Cilevi─Źs (Latvia, SOC), co-rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for the honouring of obligations and commitments by Georgia, will undertake a fact-finding visit to the country from 5 to 7 December 2012.

In Tbilisi they are due to meet the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Interior and Justice. Further talks are scheduled with the Minister in charge of the penitentiary system, the State Minister for Reintegration and the State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.

The co-rapporteurs will also be meeting the leaders of the political factions represented in parliament, the Georgian delegation to PACE, the judicial authorities, the Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission, members of the diplomatic community and civil society representatives.

The co-rapporteurs will give a press conference on Friday , 7 December at 7.00 pm (Radisson Blue Iveria Hotel).

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Council of Europe Office in Georgia