Ariev elected PACE vice-president for 2018

Ariev elected PACE vice-president for 2018

990
Ukrinform
The head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), MP Volodymyr Ariev, has been elected PACE vice-president for 2018, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

Before Ariev, this post was held by a member of the Ukrainian delegation, MP Heorhiy Lohvynsky.

"In 2018, I will serve as PACE vice-president. This should be the most difficult year in the assembly. We'll break through, because with such a Ukrainian delegation even impossible is possible," Ariev wrote on his Facebook page.

PACE vice-presidents are elected by quotas of national delegations in accordance with the PACE procedure. Ukraine nominated Ariev, whereas the quotas of vice-presidents from Italy and Russia remained vacant.

In Ukraine's history, it is the highest position held by Ukrainians in the international parliamentary stage.

As reported, the PACE's winter session started in Strasbourg on January 22 and will last until January 26.

op

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2019 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-