Strengthening international efforts to resolve these conflicts will be a significant contribution to creating a single and indivisible Eurasian security area,” Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said in his letter to the participants of the 20th meeting of OSCE Ministerial Council, APA’s correspondent reports from Kiev.
Yanukovych expressed his hope that the meeting in Kiev will be an important stage in the fulfillment of several OSCE duties, including arms control, non-proliferation of weapons, fight against human trafficking and establishment of basis for further development.
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ukraine's Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara spoke about the outcomes of his country’s chairmanship. He said that the resolution of conflicts in the OSCE area is very important for Ukraine. The Minister said that he visited all the OSCE countries facing conflicts. “Our country wanted to complete the existing format of the negotiations in a new format,” he said underlining the progress in the settlement of the Transnistrian conflict.
Kozhara said that Ukraine provides all kind of support to the OSCE Minsk Group and welcomed the meeting between the presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia.