Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. The meeting of the OSCE PA Standing Committee has today kicked off in Baku.
APA reports that President of the OSCE PA, Speaker of the Parliament of Montenegro Ranko KrivokapiÄ‡ noted that the OSCE PA is the core of parliamentary democracy.
He said political processes must be properly done within the OSCE PA.
He also said the OSCE PA had taken a series of steps before the Ukrainian crisis: “I paid visits to Moscow and Kiev, holding meetings with chairmen of the Russian Duma and the Supreme Rada of Ukraine, as well as acting President of Ukraine Turchynov. Thus we showed that we are able to properly respond to calls of this kind”.
KrivokapiÄ‡ stressed that the OSCE PA is expanding its cooperation with NGOs. According to him, OSCE is one of the pillars of peace and stability in Europe.
Later on, questions and comments were allowed.
Armenian MPs are also attending the meeting.