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Parliamentary Assembly to observe presidential election in Ukraine


Parliamentary Assembly to observe presidential election in Ukraine

Strasbourg 15.05.2014 - A 42-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), led by Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), will travel to Ukraine from 23 to 26 May to observe the conduct of the early presidential election, alongside observers from the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, the European Parliament, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR).

The delegation will meet, in particular, the candidates standing for the election, and representatives of the Central Election Commission, civil society and the media, before observing the ballot on 25 May.

A member of the Venice Commission – the Council of Europe's group of independent legal experts – will provide legal support during the visit. (more...)

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