Cypriot MP on PACE working visit to Montenegro

MP Nicos Tornaritis, head of the Cyprus delegation to PACE travels to Montenegro on Sunday on a working visit.

The Cyprus parliamentarian is visiting Montenegro as co-rapporteur of the PACE monitoring Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe.

Rapporteur Damien Cottier from Switzerland is also joining Tornaritis on the visit, a press release by the Parliament says.

They will evaluate the degree of Montenegro’s compliance with its obligations and more particularly with the amendment of its elections law, the combat of corruption and issues related to the independence of the justice system and freedom of speech.

Tornaritis and Cottier will be received by President Milo Ðukanovic, Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic and House Speaker Danijela Ðurovic. They will also meet with Montenegro’s delegation to PACE , with political parties, government officials, the civil society and the press.

The Cypriot MP will also attend the celebrations for Montenegro’s national day on July 13.

Source: Cyprus News Agency