International support to refuges and displaced persons in the South Caucasus should continue PACE reporter
Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia are CE members and their rights have to be considered, the Latvian reporter, Boris Chilevia told during his speech at the PACE spring session, Trend reports.
Presenting his report on refuges and displaced persons in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia (# 10 835), Chilevia said, I have decided to present some data gathered by the international organizations, including UN commissariat on refuges. Adding that the problem of refuges and displaced persons is not problem of these persons but of all the 3 states.
He said that some success has been observed in the living conditions of refuges. We often saying that the international donors are growing weary, but continuation of humanitarian aid is very important, he said.
Despite there are such structures as State Oil Foundation
supporting the refuges, the international aid should not be suspended.
He stressed the necessity to prepare the medium and long term programs for integration of refuges and displaced persons.
Governments should apply the maximum effort to return the refuges back home, However, the return should be voluntary, he said.
Eventually, the reporter mentioned the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict saying that the talks are in impasse now. Nobody can solve the conflict except the opposing sides. Thus, I urge the 2 governments to continue the dialog with the CE support, he concluded.