PACE co-rapporteurs plan to visit Baku, hope for big prisoner amnesty

Politics Materials 6 February 2018 09:33 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.6

By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend:

PACE co-rapporteurs on Azerbaijan plan to visit the country in the near future, PACE co-rapporteur Stefan Schennach said in a tweet.

"Soon the co-rapporteurs for Azerbaijan will be back for fact finding visit and talks in Baku. Nowruz is coming, election too and the 100 year republic anniversary - we hope for a lot of amnesty of prisoners," he tweeted.

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is a consultative body of the Council of Europe and meets four times a year for part-sessions in Strasbourg. The PACE is now Europe's largest political forum.