Jagland has been blocking Ukraine's initiative to compensate for Russia's fees to PACE – diplomat The targeted policy of the CoE secretary general to block this plan discouraged other countries that were ready to support Ukraine.
23:30, 05 August 2019
CoE's Jagland congratulates Zelensky on pro-presidential party's win Jagland said the election gives a new hope for Ukraine.
12:44, 23 July 2019
CoE Secretary General Jagland congratulates President-elect Zelensky on victory According to Jagland, Ukraine is a valued member of the Council of Europe and its democratic security is vital for the entire continent.
16:05, 24 April 2019
CoE head comments on Zelensky win The organization's secretary-general has congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on wining Ukrainian presidential elections.
12:20, 22 April 2019
Ukraine's top diplomat compares Russia's return to PACE with release of criminals Klimkin expressed disapproval of the intentions of CoE Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland to ensure Russia's full return to the organization.
21:45, 08 April 2019
Council of Europe chief proposes changes to rules to ensure return of Russian delegation He claims the delegation's return "would not represent an acceptance of the illegal annexation of Crimea."
16:20, 05 April 2019
CoE Secretary General Jagland calls on Putin to pardon Sentsov Kremlin hostage Oleh Sentsov has been on a hunger strike since May 14.
10:00, 26 June 2018
CoE Secretary General Jagland to submit petition to Putin for pardoning Sentsov The Secretary General decided to personally apply for the release of Sentsov.
15:55, 24 June 2018
CoE Secretary General Jagland ready to make petition for pardoning Sentsov Moskalkova said Sentsov did not apply to her with a request for pardon.
21:38, 20 June 2018
Most PACE members support Ukraine's position on Russian delegation – Ukraine envoy <p>Chair of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, President of the Committee for Culture and Media Volodymyr Ariev says the majority of PACE members believe that the Russian delegation should return to the Assembly only after Moscow ceases aggression against Ukraine.</p>
13:00, 28 November 2017
Ukraine's top parl’t official responds to Jagland's concern over Russia's possible pullback from CoE <p>Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Gerashchenko has said the Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will consistently insist on the ban on the return of the Russian delegation to the PACE session hall.</p>
15:15, 27 November 2017
CoE may lift Russia chief amid fears of Moscow quitting organization <p>The Council of Europe is considering lifting sanctions it imposed over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine for fear Moscow could otherwise pull out — dealing a blow to human rights protection, the Financial Times reports.</p>
10:15, 27 November 2017
Language row: Ukraine says CoE gives positive assessment to education reform <p>Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Liliya Hrynevych on Friday discussed with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland the newly-adopted Law "On Education", Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe Dmytro Kuleba tweeted.</p>
16:10, 06 October 2017