(QHA) -

Head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov to take part in OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Baku, on 1 July 2014.

Deputy head of Mejlis Ahtem Chiygoz said this to QHA correspondent.

Hosted by the Milli Mejlis (Parliament) of Azerbaijan, the Session is being held under the theme "Helsinki +40: Towards Human Security for All." Nearly 300 MPs from more than 50 OSCE participating States are in attendance.

This year's annual Session also features a special debate on "The Rise of Extremism, Radicalism and Xenophobia: Challenges for the OSCE Region", as well as a debate on the situation in Ukraine.

Note: The Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is the parliamentary dimension of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, whose 57 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok.

The primary task of the 323-member Assembly is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue, an important aspect of the overall effort to meet the challenges of democracy throughout the OSCE area.

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