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Spirit of Václav Havel essential in today’s Europe

01/09/2016 | President

After his high level official visit to the Czech Republic, Pedro Agramunt commented that the spirit of Václav Havel was essential in today’s Europe as we face many challenges, including the migration and refugee crisis.

President and group leaders to visit Moscow

31/08/2016 | President

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Pedro Agramunt, is to make a working visit to Moscow on 6-7 September 2016 accompanied by the leaders of the Assembly’s five political groups.

President to meet Turkish leaders in Ankara

29/08/2016 | President

Pedro Agramunt is to meet Turkish leaders during a series of high-level meetings in Ankara on 1-2 September. He will also attend a meeting of Presidents of international parliamentary assemblies.

President to make official visit to the Czech Republic

26/08/2016 | President

Pedro Agramunt will make an official visit to the Czech Republic on 30-31 August during which he is due to meet notably the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies and the Vice-Speaker of the Senate.

Shock and sadness at Gaziantep wedding blast

21/08/2016 | President

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Pedro Agramunt expressed his shock and sadness at the deaths in Turkey late Saturday evening, at a wedding in Gaziantep, southern Turkey.

#NoHateNoFear: parliamentarians speak out to support the initiative

28/07/2016 | President

Parliamentarians speak out in support of the #NoHateNoFear initiative launched by Pedro Agramunt during the Assembly’s June plenary session. In a new video, they express why this message is so important to counter terrorism.

Pedro Agramunt reacts to the shootings in Munich

23/07/2016 | President

"I deplore last night's shocking events in Munich," said PACE President Pedro Agramunt. "My thoughts are with the victims and the loved ones of those who died."

Turkey after the attempted coup: ensuring respect for the rule of law and basic rights is essential

18/07/2016 | President

The PACE President, while condemning the attempted coup in Turkey, says the swift dismissal and arrest of thousands in its aftermath raises questions, and expresses concern at suggestions of re-instating the death penalty.

President's statement on the attempted coup in Turkey

16/07/2016 | President

Following the attempted coup, Pedro Agramunt called for respect of democratic institutions and Council of Europe standards in Turkey. "Turkey is our member State and we support Turkey's democratic institutions and authorities", he said.

President after Nice attack: ‘we stand by France and the French people’

15/07/2016 | President

“I strongly condemn the attack in Nice on Bastille Day. It is an attack on France – one of our member States – and an attack on Europe, our symbols and the values that unite us,” said PACE President Pedro Agramunt.

President commends Georgia’s true European aspirations

02/07/2016 | President

Ending his official visit to Georgia, Parliamentary Assembly President Pedro Agramunt commended Georgia’s European aspirations and commitment to Council of Europe values.

Parliamentary diplomacy, a key to solving current conflicts and threats in Europe

01/07/2016 | President

“Parliamentary diplomacy is a key to solving complex problems such as international terrorism, the refugee crisis, ‘frozen’ conflicts and institutional crises,” said Pedro Agramunt, addressing the 25th Annual Session of the OSCE PA.