OSCE Chairperson to discuss protracted conflicts in Moscow
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.31 / Trend, E. Ostapenko /
The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Ažubalis will pay a three-day visit to Moscow on Feb.1, where he will discuss protracted conflicts, interethnic threats, energy security, media freedom and ways to strengthen the Organization, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said.
The above-mentioned topics are the Lithuanian OSCE Chairmanship's priorities. Kazakhstan transferred OSCE Chairmanship to Lithuania on Jan.1.
Upon arrival to Domodedovo Airport on Feb.1, Ažubalis will lay a Condolence Wreath in the hall where the terrorist attack took place on Jan.24, as a result of which 35 people died and over 120 peoples injured.
During his visit, Ažubalis will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the Duma's International Affairs Committee Head Konstantin Kosachev, the Chairperson of the Human Rights Council of the Russian Federation Mikhail Fedotov and Human Rights Ombudsman of the Russian Federation Vladimir Lukin, as well as with civil society representatives, experts and media representatives.