Reopening OSCE Office in Belarus not on the agenda – MFA

The issue of reopening the OSCE Office in Belarus is not on the agenda and is not discussed, spokesman for the Minsitry of Foreign Affairs Dzmitry Mironchyk told journalists.

“As far as I know, this issue is not on the agenda and is not discussed,” state-run news agency BelTA quotes Dzmitry Mironchyk as saying.

As was reported, on 21 July Belarus hosted OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Serbia’s First Vice Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic. He attended the meeting of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine. The top oofficial also met with Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makey.

“The role of the OSCE and other international organizations has been belittled to the maximum,” the Belarusian head of state said at the meeting. In his words, the UN, the OSCE and other organizations should be immediately reformed.

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