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9 — 11 October 2018, Valery Voronetsky, Chairperson of the Standing Commission on International Affairs of the House of Representatives, participates in the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, which takes place in Strasbourg (France).
On the margins of PACE Valery Voronetsky held meetings with Wojciech Sawicki, PACE Secretary General, Ria Oomen-Ruijten, Chairperson of the PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy, Stefan Schennach, Chairperson of the PACE Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, Thorhildur Sunna Ævarsdóttir, Chairperson of the PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Right, as well as members of parliamentary delegations of Austria, Azerbaijan, Germany, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Switzerland, Finland and etc.
On October 10 Valery Voronetsky spoke at the session of the PACE Committee on Legal Affairs. He outlined the approaches of the Belarusian side on the use of the death penalty and called on the deputies of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to work closely on the topical issues on the Council of Europe agenda.