Parliamentary President Press Conference [19/04/2002]

''The results of yesterday's elections in France showed once again that we must never weaken our efforts to fight racism and xenophobia, not only in new democracies but in all Council of Europe member States,'' said Peter Schieder at his press conference today. Speaking a few hours before the opening session of the Parliamentary Assembly, he raised the following topics: Democracies facing terrorism, the Middle East, the European Union Convention, Minorities in Belgium and Monitoring of Russia’s commitments.  (Weiter...)