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Nikol Pashinyan: ‘Armenia is today unequivocally a democratic country’

“Armenia is today unequivocally a democratic country with absolute freedom of expression, and our government is continuing to enhance respect for human rights,” said Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister of Armenia. More

PACE urges international action against money-laundering ‘laundromats’

PACE is deeply concerned by the extent of money laundering in member States, also known as the “Global”, the “Azerbaijani” and the “Troika" Laundromats, and has urged improved national mechanisms to combat it. More

More needs to be done to improve the situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek islands

The Parliamentary Assembly today expressed serious concern regarding the humanitarian situation of asylum seekers in the reception and identification centres on the Greek islands as well as on mainland Greece. More

The Assembly amends provisions of its Rules of Procedure

The Assembly amended various provisions of its Rules to accommodate the changes in parliamentary practice, while drawing on the discussions in the Ad hoc Committee of the Bureau on the role and mission of the Assembly. More