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Death of Helmut Kohl: loss of a great European leader

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl,” declared Mogens Jensen, Chair of PACE's Political Affairs Committee, speaking on Friday. More

Promoting integrity in governance to tackle political corruption

"A strong democracy is the best anti-corruption tool. Unacceptable behaviour fosters populism," said Michele Nicoletti, presenting his report on 'Promoting integrity in governance to tackle political corruption'. More

The Chairperson of the Political Committee condemns the London attack

“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack yesterday night in the British capital, killing seven people and injuring forty-eight," said Mogens Jensen, Chairperson of the Assembly's Committee on Political Affairs. More

Head of Political Affairs Committee reacts to the Manchester attack

“It is with great sadness and shock that we learn of last night’s terrible attack in Manchester,” said Mogens Jensen, Chair of the Parliamentary Assembly Political Affairs Committee. More

Belarus: satisfaction at registration of opposition movement

“I wish to congratulate the activists of the Tell the Truth opposition movement for their perseverance and their engagement in the political life of Belarus”, said Andrea Rigoni, rapporteur on the situation in Belarus. More

Rapporteur surprised by the resignation of the Chair of the Tunisian electoral body

As rapporteur on the political transition in Tunisia, I was surprised at the resignations of Chafik Sarsar, Chair of the Independent Supreme Electoral Authority (ISIE), and of the Vice-Chair, George Loucaides said today. More