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The USA – official request for full membership of the Venice Commission

30/01/2013

Strasbourg – The US Observer to the Council of Europe, Mr Evan G. Reade, announced to the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers that his government sought full membership of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.

According to the Statute of the Venice Commission, the decision on membership is taken by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.

The USA has been following the work of the Commission as an observer since 10 October 1991.
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