OSCE PA approves declaration condemning annexation of Crimea

OSCE PA approves declaration condemning annexation of Crimea

The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has approved the Tbilisi Declaration, a part of which is the resolution on violations of human rights and freedoms in Crimea, Ukrainian MP Anton Herashchenko has said in a post on his Twitter account.

"The Tbilisi Declaration was approved at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Tbilisi. The declaration contains a tough resolution on Crimea, proposed by the Ukrainian delegation.

The declaration was supported by representatives of Parliaments from over 50 countries within the OSCE, once again showing strong rejection of Russian aggression by the European community. A total of 122 votes were in favor [of the declaration]," Herashchenko wrote.

Delegates from the Russian Federation and Armenia voted against the declaration (6 votes). The delegates from Kazakhstan and one of the delegates from Italy abstained (5 votes), the MP added.


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