РњРђURICIO PAVESI: OSCE DOES NOT PLAN ORGAINISING NEW DIALOGUE BETWEEN AUTHORITIES AND OPPOSITION OF AZERBAIJAN
OSCE does not plan to organize a new dialogue between the authorities and the opposition of Azerbaijan, the head of the OSCE Baku office, the Ambassador Mauricio Pavesi said in a statement on 12 September 2005 after the seminar, dedicated to the discussion of issues, related to the ensuring the citizensвЂ™ right for free assemblies, Trend reports.
The head of the OSCE Baku office assessed positively the actions, which enable to attract the representatives of the authorities and the opposition to the discussion of the nationwide issues.
В"The results of these meetings are, undoubtedly, also useful. But when during the meetings you hear such remarks as вЂњthe ban on holding actions is connected with the fact that such actions disturb the public restвЂќ, one can understand, what are the conclusions of the seminar вЂњ, Pavesi said.
At the seminar, organized by the OSCE Baku office, along with the leaders of the political parties, representatives of executive powers of Baku, Sumgayit , Lankaran, Gyanja, Guba and Nakhchevan, and representatives of the law-enforcement bodies of Baku took part.
The deputy executive secretary of the ruling Yeni Azerbaijan Party Siyavush Novruzov stated, commenting on the results of the seminar to Trend, no changes will be made to the existing legislation on the issue of ensuring the right for free assemblies. В"There is a law in Azerbaijan вЂњOn freedom of assembliesвЂќ and there is no need to change itвЂќ, Novruzov underscored.