15:18 Oct. 10, 2016
Autumn session of PACE starts today and will last until October 14
The autumn session of Parliamentary Assembly will last four days. The main topics for discussion are Ukraine and the war at its eastern border, the situation in Turkey, and Panama papers.
Parliamentarians will listen to President of France Francois Holland, Germany Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Estonia Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi.
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland will also address the parliamentarians.
Ukrainian question will be discussed on Wednesday, October 12th. There will be two reports: on political consequences of conflict in Ukraine and on ways of legal protection of human rights on occupied territories. Moreover, the debates on sanctions against Russia and its delegation are expected.