PACE STANDING COMMITTEE DISCUSSES POSTANJYAN'S LETTER

Tert.am
01.06.11

In its Standing Committee session held in Kiev, Ukraine on May 27, the
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) discussed, among
other things. a letter-complaint by opposition MP Zaruhi Postanjyan.

Postanjyan who represents the Heritage party faction in parliament
had complained about illegalities against her jailed brother Tigran
Postanjyan, says a press release by the party.

The PACE Standing Committee is represented by the PACE president and
vice presents, leaders of political groups and national delegations,
as well as permanent commission chairs. Its meetings convened at least
twice every year are organized in the member country which acts as
chairman of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers.

Ukraine is going to assume the committee's chairmanship for six months
after Turkey.

The Standing Committee is also set to discuss an open letter by
Postanjyan in the near future.