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Leo Platvoet: "Progress can be achieved in finding missing persons in the South Caucasus"

26 September 2006 [16:45] - TODAY.AZ
"We can achieve progress in finding the persons missing as a result of the conflicts in Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia," said Leo Platvoet, PACE rapporteur on prisoners of war and missing persons.

Mr.Platvoet said he believes progress will be achieved in the solution of the problem on missing persons after his visit in Nagorno Karabakh and Abkhazia.

"I arrived at a conclusion during my visit in Baku, Tbilisi and Yerevan in June that the interested sides want to deal with this issue in terms of humanitarian sphere not politics," the rapporteur underlined.

Platvoet's report on missing persons in the South Caucasus will be discussed at January session of PACE, APA reports.


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