The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

OSCE announce SMM to Ukraine to close soon

OSCE announce SMM to Ukraine to close soon

OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Foreign Minister of Poland Zbigniew Rau and OSCE Secretary General Helga Maria Schmid on Thursday announced that the OSCE would take immediate steps to implement the closure of the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, …

Withdrawal from OSCE not under consideration now

Withdrawal from OSCE not under consideration now

Russia has not yet considered pulling out of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe but its patience has limits, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said. "We are not considering the withdrawal …

OSCE concerned about Kiev's sanctions against media

OSCE concerned about Kiev's sanctions against media

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Teresa Ribeiro reiterated her concern regarding Ukraine’s practice of applying sanctions against media outlets. Ribeiro’s comments follow the decision to impose five-year …

Blinken: Putin and Biden will meet in the near future

Blinken: Putin and Biden will meet in the near future

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden will hold direct talks in the near future. He noted that he had a "frank" conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the …

Blinken accuses Russia of blocking OSCE human rights meeting

Blinken accuses Russia of blocking OSCE human rights meeting

Washington deeply regrets Moscow’s actions, which, according to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, are aimed at blocking the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) human rights meeting, the U.S. Department …

Armenia’s fruitless search for allies on which it can count

Armenia’s fruitless search for allies on which it can count

Armenia is due to hold a snap parliamentary election later this month, and foreign policy will be a key issue given the country’s noticeable lack of true allies during last year’s war with Azerbaijan. As Emerging Europe …

OSCE members to monitor elections in Uzbekistan

OSCE members to monitor elections in Uzbekistan

Representatives of the OSCE / ODIHR Needs Assessment Mission will visit Uzbekistan, the press service of the republic's CEC reports. Their visit is expected in connection with the upcoming presidential elections, which will be held …

Azerbaijani President receives OSCE Chairman-in-Office

Azerbaijani President receives OSCE Chairman-in-Office

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ann Linde, according to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. President Aliyev and OSCE …

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to visit Azerbaijan

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to visit Azerbaijan

Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE and Foreign Minister of Sweden, Ann Linde will visit Azerbaijan and Armenia, according to citing her Twitter message. Linde added that prior to her upcoming visit she held a useful briefing with …