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Council of Europe Congress to Visit Armenia for Study Visit

A delegation of the Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, composed of rapporteurs Bernd Vöhringer (Germany, EPP/CCE) and Bryony Rudkin (United Kingdom, SOC/G/PD), will carry out a study visit to Yerevan and the municipality of Masis on 19 December 2023 to follow up on Declaration 7 (2023) on “The humanitarian situation in Karabakh and neighbouring cities and regions,” the Council of Europe said in a press release.

They will be accompanied by the member of the group of independent experts on the European Charter of Local Self-Government, Professor Jens Woelk (Germany).

The rapporteurs will hold discussions with the Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, Gnel Sanosyan, and the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Narek Mkrtchyan. The delegation will also meet representatives of the communes of Artashat, Yerevan, Goris and Hrazdan. In addition, a meeting will be held with representatives of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Armenian Red Cross Society. The Congress delegation will also visit the Masis commune to meet local elected representatives.

Source: Armenpress.am