Euronest PA adopts resolution on former Ukrainian PM Yulia Tymoshenko
Azerbaijan, Baku, 3 April / Trend M.Aliyev /
A resolution on former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was adopted at the second plenary session of the Euronest PA, held in Baku.
Resolution's author Ukrainian MP Tarasyuk said that Yulia Tymoshenko and other opposition politicians should be released. The relevant Ukrainian authorities should create conditions for their treatment.
"The resolution should not be limited to Tymoshenko and human dimension, but to all political prisoners," he added.
Ukrainian deputies said the matter is not only Tymoshenko, but also democracy in Ukraine.
During discussions, MPs of several other countries noted they are not well informed on this subject and will adhere to the neutral position.
The resolution was adopted by 40 votes for, two - against, while 17 abstained.
The second session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly opened in Baku on Monday.
Meetings of standing committees, working group on Belarus, as well as plenary session are being held at the session.
Documents prepared by committees, together with supplements and amendments to them, to be adopted as a resolution are discussed.
The EU delegation, national delegations of Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Armenia attend the Baku session.
Euronest inter-parliamentary union includes Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.