In a report delivered at the 25th meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Milan, Italy, Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin on December 6 once again called on the OSCE participating States to refrain from conducting the policy of double standards while tackling the topical issues of the day’s agenda, according to the Tajik MFA information department, Trend reports referring to news.tj.
Tajik minister reportedly also pointed out the crisis of confidence among the OSCE participating States.
Muhriddin also pointed to the necessity of taking joint measures to strengthen security within the OSCE area, including the fight against terrorism and extremism and measures to strengthen borer security for the purpose of preventing trafficking in drugs, weapons and human beings.
A two-day 25th meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) concluded in Milan, Italy on December 7.
The meeting participants reportedly discussed a broad range of matters within three dimensions: military and politics, economy and environment as well as humanitarian field.
The Ministerial Council meeting is held annually to review and assess the OSCE's activities, discuss the situation in the region and identify tasks for the near-term perspective.
The Ministerial Council is the central decision-making and governing body of the OSCE. The meeting, held annually, provides the Foreign Ministers of the 57 OSCE participating States an opportunity to review and assess the Organization’s activities and strengthen the dialogue on security issues in the OSCE area.