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Lajčák Receives OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Together with Personal Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office on the Conflict dealt with by the OSCE Minsk Conference

Lajčák Receives OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Together with Personal Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office on the Conflict dealt with by the OSCE Minsk Conference

6.11.2019 | Aktivity ministra | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE

The current developments and prospects for conflict solving in the Nagorno-Karabakh region - these were the topics of the meeting of Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) with the co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, which was held in Bratislava today (6 November 2019). Igor Popov on behalf of the Russian Federation, Stéphan Visconti on behalf of France and Andrew Schofer from the USA arrived in Bratislava. They were also accompanied by Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the Chairperson-in-Office on the conflict dealt with by the OSCE Minsk Conference. “I’m pleased that the Minsk Group co-chairs are continuing in the discussions about other measures to deescalate the tension and to maintain the atmosphere leading to peace. The Slovak Presidency will continue to be helpful,” stated the head of Slovak diplomacy after the fifth meeting today. 
 

They also discussed the preparations for the OSCE Minsk Council to be held in Bratislava on 5-6 December 2019, which will be the culminating event of Slovakia’s Chairmanship this year of the world’s biggest regional security organization.