On 15 February 2021, an online meeting was held between the Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives on International Affairs, the Head of the Delegation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus to the OSCE PA Andrei Savinykh and the Deputy of the Bundestag of the Federal Republic of Germany, the OSCE PA Special Representative on Eastern Europe Daniela De Ridder.
Andrei Savinykh informed the OSCE PA Special Representative about the current internal political situation in the Republic of Belarus, as well as the results of the recently held VI Belarusian People’s Congress. At the same time, he drew attention to the main mechanisms and deadlines for implementing the decisions taken at the meeting, concerning the development of proposals to amendthe Constitution of the Republic of Belarus in 2021 and submitthem for public discussion and to the national referendum.
Daniela de Ridder, in turn, outlined her mandate as Special Representative and expressed hope for the early stabilization of the political situation in Belarus.
The parties agreed to continue discussing these issues in the future.
The meeting was also attended by the OSCE PA Secretary General Roberto Montella.