вЂњThe European Union should closely cooperate with the CE in respect to rapid integration of all countries of the continent into a common European family,вЂќ Van der Branden, a member of the PACE political commission, stated in Strasbourg on Thursday, special correspodent of Trend reports from Strasbourg. He submitted a document on EUвЂ™s New Neighborhood Policy 10996.
Brandan noted that if the EU establishes comfortable house, it is necessary to take care of neighbors. вЂњWe speak about Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine, as well as Palestine and Iran. They all are EU neighbors. He reminded that initially the EU was established as an economic partnership of 6 countries, while now we speak about political unity of 25 states,вЂќ Branden noted.
вЂњHow to develop partnership further? The Parliamentary Assembly is an excellent forum for monitoring the countries out of the EU,вЂќ a member of the PACE Political Commission said, underlining that for us all with the EU and out it is necessary to ensure the superiority of the law and human rights. вЂњNow we aspire to equal partnership and call on the concrete organizations of the EU to cooperation with the Council of Europe. The EU should not set up new establishment for the implementation of programs on new neighborhood. The Council of Europe has good experience, which should be used,вЂќ said the Dutch MP.