PACE Monitoring Committee Discusses Issues related to Azerbaijan
France, Strasbourg, 24 January / corr Trend A.Maharramli, I.Alizade / On 24 January a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Monitoring Committee discussed the issue related to Azerbaijan, the CE Secretariat said.
The gathering confirmed the date of visit of the PACE co-rapporteurs, Andreas Herkel and Yevgeniy Zhivkov, to Baku, scheduled for 4-8 February.
The meeting was intended to discuss the public and political and pre-election situation in Azerbaijan, the appointment of a new rapporteur on political prisoners, changes to the Elections Code and law on Freedom of Assembly.
The secretariat said that the meeting of the Monitoring Committee is held behind closed doors and no additional news will be provided.