News & Events

Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Belarus

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council Vienna, January 19, 2012 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States continues to be deeply concerned about the serious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Belarus that run contrary to its OSCE commitments. We continue to have grave concerns regarding the treatment of ...
Read More»

Statement on Elections in Kazakhstan

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council Vienna, January 19, 2012 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States notes with concern that the preliminary assessments by the OSCE/ODIHR election observation mission, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the Council of Europe found that a variety of issues caused the January 15 elections in ...
Read More»

Opening Remarks to the 670th Meeting of the Forum for Security Co-operation

United States Mission to the OSCE January 18, 2012 Madam Chairperson, Ambassador Imanalieva; His Excellency, First Deputy Minister of Defense Suerkulov; Ladies and Gentlemen; Colleagues; The United States welcomes Kyrgyzstan’s Chairmanship of the Forum for Security Cooperation this winter session. We look forward to full, open and productive discussions on how we can best continue ...
Read More»