Gennady Melnik. One must return to the principles of the conference on security and cooperation in the European Union (CSCE), which was held 40 years ago in Helsinki. This was the main idea in the views of participants of the conference in Athens, which was held at the site of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the ruling coalition of the radical left SYRIZA in connection with the 40th anniversary of the CSCE.
the conference was attended by the Commissioners of the Greek foreign Ministry, embassies of Russia, Finland, the scientific community, the deputies of the European Parliament, veterans of the peace movement in the 1970-ies.
The coordinator of the international relations Department SYRIZA Panos Trigazis recalled that in the 1970-ies in the European Union was ruled by the power of the " cold war ", in the European Union were housed medium-range missiles.
"I remember I spoke about a limited nuclear war in the European Union ", - said Trigazis.
according to his statement, that the Helsinki process was the beginning of the elimination of intermediate and short-range, began discussing the idea of a common Europe.
"Dogma, according to which" war is the continuation of politics by other means ", there is no space in the nuclear age, since a nuclear war would mean the end of humanity, end of the and policy, " said Trigazis.
He particularly explained the initiative of the USSR for the convening of the Helsinki conference.
currently one must again return objectives of the Helsinki conference, said the head of the international Department." at present a new kind of cold war, not the one that we experienced, " said He.
according to his statement, the OSCE is necessary to develop a new security system, to make Europe a nuclear-free.
Trigazis also said that the Russian Federation and Europe are interconnected, does not have the opportunity to be of European culture without Tolstoy, Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Eisenstein, bitter.
"For me, Russia Is Europe. This year, we stressed the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism. Who was the main fighter against fascism? A decisive contribution to victory made by the Soviet Union. So wouldn't it be great moments in the history of Europe without the Soviet Union ", - said Trigazis.
1st Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Greece This Anagnostopoulou said that the signing of the final act of the Helsinki conference in the last month of the summer of 1975 was the culmination of collective efforts to address various challenges in the field of security and stability at the regional level.
"The CSCE 1975 reflects efforts to transition from the doctrine of" balance of terror "to the doctrine of" balance of active peace." August 1975 marks an important moment in the cold war era, " said Anagnostopoulos.
in her expressions, now again increases the Danger To peace and European stability.
"Our vision of European security is to rebuild trust, strengthen mutual understanding through open and inclusive dialogue on the basis of sincere political will. The OSCE remains the appropriate forum For dialogue in order to establish mutually beneficial cooperation based on agreed principles and rules, " said the Deputy Minister.
"in the current environment it is important to revive the dialogue within the OSCE on the issues of European security. The re-emergence of dividing lines in the EU will be detrimental To all of us and will be an indicator of the total failures, " said Anagnostopoulos.
She said that the crisis in Ukraine has influenced the agenda of European security, but also demonstrated that the OSCE can play an important role and optimal in the battle with such situations.
"Continuous support throughout the work of the OSCE in Ukraine is crucial For the successful solution of the fall," said Anagnostopoulos.
"The Ukrainian problem has led to the emergence of signs of a new cold war, which until now has not crystallized, but in which the political scene in the European Union militarized NATO, and at the same time from the opposite side, that is from Russia, there is a growing trend for a military response. So in the potential created fresh rules cold war hot spots. For this reason, the Ukrainian problem should concern us, because It revives the old famous conflict between 2 superpowers, which we learned in the 2nd part of the twentieth century, " added Anagnostopoulou.
Among other issues, the Deputy Minister called protracted or frozen conflicts, the dangers of terrorism, organized crime, human trafficking, illicit trafficking of drugs, arms trade, an unprecedented flow of immigrants and refugees and the social consequences of economic decline in a significant number of countries.
"This is a common security issues that require immediate and thorough work," She said.