Thorbjorn Jagland re-elected secretary general of Council of Europe

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Strasburg, France, June 24

By Azer Maharramli - Trend:

The acting Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland has been re-elected to this post.

The former prime minister of Norway, Jagland has been re-elected the secretary general by gathering 156 votes as a result of the elections held in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Two candidates, the former Justice Minister of Germany, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger and Jagland ran for this post.

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