Moscow regrets that because of the position of Kyiv and several Western delegations to the OSCE Ministerial Council failed to reach consensus on the dialogue on European security, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.
"I regret that due to the unconstructive position of the Ukrainian and Western delegations, their desire to politicize the work of the OSCE failed to reach a consensus in practice on all other relevant topics, among them the continuation of the dialogue on European security in the development process" Helsinki plus 40 ", and the role of the OSCE in the conflict settlement in Ukraine ", - is spoken in the official message on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
"Causes at least bewilderment waiver authorized Kiev even be mentioned in the Ministerial decision of the UN security Council decision 2202, which sets out a clear call to all parties to provide full implementation of the Minsk agreements, are crucial to resolving the fall in Ukraine ", - added the Foreign Ministry. For the same reasons, the statement says, no decisions had been taken " relating to the governing body of the OSCE in the military-political sphere – of the Forum on cooperation in the field of security ". On the first day weekend speaker of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Marian Betz said that the Russian Federation at the time of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the OSCE in Belgrade has blocked the adoption of the Declaration on the activities of the organization's mission in Ukraine. Remember, during the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the OSCE in Belgrade could not agree on a paper on the role of the OSCE in resolving the Ukrainian fall. As explained by Russia's permanent representative at the organization of Alexander Lukashevich, this was due to the " politicization from a number of countries ". On the contrary, the OSCE has adopted Russia initiated the Declaration on the battle against crime. Ministerial conference (CFM) of the OSCE in Belgrade ended with the symbolic passing of the OSCE chairmanship from Serbia to Germany. The forum was attended by delegations of 57 countries-members of OSCE and eleven partner States.