German Minister of State dismisses need for OSCE MG shifts

German Minister of State dismisses need for OSCE MG shifts

PanARMENIAN.Net - During a meeting with students and teaching staff of Yerevan State University (YSU) German Minister of State dismissed the necessity of replacing the mandate of France with that of the EU in OSCE Minsk Group.

Dwelling on Germany’s position on the issue, Cornelia Pieper noted that it remains unchanged, with Germany deeming MG activity effective, with no need for any shifts.

On March 23, European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs adopted a document on Armenia, proposing to replace France’s mandate in OSCE Minsk Group on Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement with that of the European Union. The document is to be put to vote at European Parliament’s plenary session supposedly in a month.

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Training courses on prevention of domestic violence and youth crime and on crime scene examination are also organized.
Also, Abrahamyan said that a new ministry will be set up to deal with issues related to int’l economic integration and reforms.
“We should find a way to make sure that haste in the process does not harm the quality of the adopted legislation,” Manukyan said.
The initiative is implemented by Protection of Rights Without Borders NGO with the support of the OSCE Office in Yerevan.
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