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Tadeusz Iwinski (Poland)

Tadeusz Iwinski

"Thank you, Mr President.

"Mr Strässer's report has its own long story. This issue first appeared years ago in relation to the accession of Armenia and Azerbaijan to our Organisation.

"I am speaking as a scholar rather than as a politician. It is difficult to get everyone's agreement on any definition in the social sciences.

"For example, although the definition of "prisoner of war" seems to be clear we still encounter bizarre interpretations of it even today.

"The definition of "political prisoner" seems, to some extent at least, to belong to a political category

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