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Kyrgyz delegation participates in OSCE seminar on media freedom legal framework in Poland.

Annual seminar on media freedom legal framework of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) takes place in Warsaw, Poland on May 13-16. Ukraine holds the chairmanship, the permanent representation of Kyrgyzstan to the OSCE said. The Kyrgyz delegation is headed by Member of Parliament, Ar Namys faction, Kanybek Osmonaliev. Kyrgyzstan holds leading position on Internet users number among CIS countries and Internet connectivity among Central Asian countries, Kyrgyz MP said at the seminar on May 13. "Constitution of Kyrgyzstan guarantees freedom of press, freedom to receive and give information, which provide unhindered creation of mass media by anyone and free information distribution excluding state secrets," Kanybek Osmonaliev continued. Besides, there is no prohibition on censorship in Kyrgyz constitution. Independent television an press do not have to coordinate their materials with any state body. They cooperate with international news agencies independently, and send personal correspondents abroad, MP added.

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Date:May 14, 2013
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