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Mr Petter EIDE

Speeches since 2019

30/01/2020 | 18:49:19 Thank you. That was also perfect pronunciation of my name more or less. Congratulations Sir Roger GALE for this very good report. It gives a very good picture I think of the progress of the monitoring activity taking place in this Council covering 11 countries. Thank you also Sir Roger GALE for the way you handled the amendments this morning, pointing out that in the progress report we should not through amendments change basic information that was in the original report, which I think we'll... 26/06/2019 | 16:33:55 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. It has been two very hard and interesting days, I would say. I would like to start to thank all of you that I worked with to find a solution for a very difficult situation that we have had in this Council for the last five years. If we vote today in consistency with how we voted on Monday during the De SUTTER report and also how we voted in the Monitoring Committee, there will be a majority for the acceptance of the credentials for the Russians. I understand... 10/04/2019 | 17:25:37 I apologise, Madam President; I was not aware of that. I thank Mr Tiny KOX for this wonderful resolution, which is designed mainly to unite us. After several years of struggle following the Russian annexation of Crimea, we need to find a new way forward. The report's attempt is to focus on how we can keep the Council of Europe together despite conflicts between Member States. The resolution sends a direct invitation to the Russian Federation to rejoin the Assembly if it resumes its obligatory...