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Council of Europe and Belarus

The Council of Europe, founded in 1949, is one of the oldest organizations in Europe. The main purpose of its creation and the main task, which it puts at the moment, is the preservation of democratic values in modern society and the protection of human rights in all European countries. This is stipulated in the European Convention on Human Rights, international legal instrument developed by the Council of Europe and adopted by all member countries of the Council of Europe.