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Special protocol on Georgia endorsed by the Council of Europe2009-05-13 12:30
The committee of Foreign Ministers of the Council of Europe, held in the framework of the 119th ministerial session, held in Madrid yesterday, adopted a special protocol, concerning the situation in Georgia.gt-en-newsitem-inside
According to Miguel Angel Moratinos, the Foreign Minister of Spain, the committee made a decision allowing the commissioner for human rights and CE representatives to visit the territory of Abkhazia and South Ossetia without any obstacles to learn the situation with the human rights and work out the program to render humanitarian aid to the population - RIA Novosti.
The Minister added that Spain reached significant results in this aspect for the recent 6 months of its chairmanship in the CE.
If previously there was only an abstract action plan, now the Council of Europe has the decision endorsed by all its members. The CE managed to approximate the positions of Russia and Georgia in many aspects, Moratinos noted.