The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the OSCE countries adopted the number of statements at the end of their meeting. Particularly, the Ministers of Germany, Austria, and Italy adopted a particular statement about Ukraine as Ukrinform reported.
'The Ministers of Germany, Austria, and Italy published the statement on the crisis in and around Ukraine and urged to implement the long lasting and reliable peace, and support the efforts to settle the conflict', the press service of the OSCE reported.
Also, mentioned countries and Slovakia made a statement where they expressed the solicitude on the development of the situation within the OSCE that deepened the distrust, escalation of the tension, led to the conflicts and instability inside the states and between them. The statement urges to renew the trust and good-neighborly relations.
The final communication of the OSCE members is about the necessity to decrease the risks of the conflicts that appear due to the use of information and communication technologies, to work on prevention of the human trade, particularly children. Also, they agreed to reinforce the cooperation in the economic sphere, through the increase of women and youthemployment.
Moreover, the parties agreed to broaden the efforts to decrease a threat created by small weapons, light armament, and supplies of the conventional ammunition.
The OSCE ministers of Foreign Affairs greeted the progress in the settlement of the Transnistria crisis and urged the sides to continue the process. The next session will take place in Milan, Italy that will be a chairman of the OSCE in 2018.
As we reported Pavlo Klimkin, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine also spoke at the 24th session of the foreign affairs ministers of the OSCE on December 7. He drew special attention to the issue of the Russian aggression and necessity to find the efficient mechanisms to fight it.