Parliamentary Assembly calls for re-run of Presidential election in Belarus

13.04.2006 - The Parliamentary Assembly called on the Belarusian authorities to ''accede to the opposition’s demand for a re-run of the presidential election'', and ensure the pre-conditions exist for it to be free, fair and in line with international standards. At the end of an urgent debate, the parliamentarians encouraged Belarusian democratic forces to remain united and called on the authorities ''to immediately release all those detained in connection with the March Presidential election''.

Verbatim report
Mr Herkel's report