Candidates named to replace Pedro Agramunt as PACE President
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.7
By Nigar Guliyeva - Trend:
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has named candidates, who can replace Pedro Agramunt, who announced in a letter his resignation as President of the PACE on October 7.
Following yesterday’s resignation, Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus, EPP/CD) and Emanuelis Zingeris (Lithuania, EPP/CD) have been proposed to the Assembly for the post of President.
In line with the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure, the President shall be elected by secret ballot at the opening of the PACE part-session in Strasbourg on Monday 9 October. The President so elected shall remain in office until the opening of the next ordinary session (Strasbourg, 22-26 January 2018), said the message on PACE’s website.