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Ongoing Violations of International Law and Defiance of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation in Ukraine

Ongoing Violations of International Law and Defiance of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation in Ukraine As delivered by Ambassador James S. Gilmore III to the Permanent Council, Vienna October 22, 2020   Thank you, Mr. Chairman.   Earlier this year, in this Permanent Council, we marked the 45th anniversary of the Helsinki ...
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U.S. Statement on the Position of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs on the Nagorno-Karabakh Settlement

U.S. Statement on the Position of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs on the Nagorno-Karabakh Settlement As delivered by Deputy Political Counselor Lane Darnell Bahl to the Permanent Council, Vienna October 22, 2020 The United States fully supports the efforts of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs to facilitate a ceasefire and to bring Armenia and Azerbaijan back to ...
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Response to the Report by the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, Ambassador Claus Neukirch

Response to the Report by the Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, Ambassador Claus Neukirch As delivered by Ambassador James S. Gilmore III to the Permanent Council, Vienna October 22, 2020 Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  We welcome Ambassador Neukirch to the Permanent Council and appreciate your report on the developments in Moldova and on ...
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Statement on the 20th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security”

Statement on the 20th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security” As delivered by Ambassador James S. Gilmore III to the Permanent Council, Vienna October 22, 2020   Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  The United States welcomes the Albanian Chairmanship’s focus on Women, Peace and Security at the OSCE, and we thank Ambassador Verveer ...
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Statement at the Human Dimension Webinar on Access to Information and Freedom of the Media

Statement at the Human Dimension Webinar on Access to Information and Freedom of the Media   The United States appreciates the opportunity to address the issues of access to information and freedom of the media at today’s webinar.  Freedom of information is essential for the implementation of Principle VII of the Helsinki Final Act, which recognizes ...
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