OSCE chief says â€˜importantâ€™ to work with Russia to settle conflicts
- 03 November 2017
One of the main subjects of today's meeting in Moscow of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger was settlement of conflicts.
An extensive discussion about possible solutions to conflicts in Europe was held at today’s meeting, Lavrov said at a join press conference with Thomas Greminger, an APA correspondent reported from Moscow.
“Firstly, we discussed the settlement of the Ukrainian conflict. We support the OSCE mission in the settlement of this conflict,” Lavrov noted.
The minister said they wish the OSCE would work more actively in the settlement of the Transnistrian and Balkan conflicts.
He also said they discussed the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, noting that the OSCE Minsk group co-chairs are working actively with the conflicting sides.
Thomas Greminger said one of the main subjects of the meeting was the settlement of existing conflicts in the OSCE area.
“OSCE considers efforts for the settlement of the long-term conflicts should be strengthened. That is why it is important to work with Russia," he said.