The 16th annual OSCE Parliamentary Assembly session starts in Kyiv today.

According to the press-service of the Verkhovna Rada, parliamentarians from the OSCE member countries will take part in the forum, which will last till July 9.

Within the bounds of the Assembly work, there will be the following sessions: of the Permanent Committee, Common Committee on economic, science, technology and the environment issues, Common Committee on political and security issues, Unofficial session on the Mediterranean issues. OSCE PA President Goran Lennmarker and OSCE PA Secretary General Spencer Oliver will hold a press conference.