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June 2009 Statements

06/23-24/2009 – Annual Security Review Conference Remarks delivered to the Opening Session (PDF – 124KB) 06/18/2009 – Permanent Council Response to High Commissioner on National Minorities (PDF – 78KB) Response to the OSCE Project Coordinator in Uzbekistan (PDF – 87KB) Release of the 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report (PDF – 70KB) 06/17/2009 – Joint FSC/Permanent Council Response to the Geneva Co-Chairs and Head of the EUMM (PDF – 86KB) 06/11/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Ambassador Hakala, Head of the OSCE Mission to Georgia (PDF – 89KB) Response to Ambassador Kopaj, OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine (PDF – 82KB) Statement on Municipal Elections in Yerevan (PDF – 78KB) 06/04/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Head of Center in Astana Amb. Alexandre Keltchewsky (PDF – 80KB) Response to Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar of Slovenia (PDF – 104KB) Response to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin (PDF – 86KB) Response to the Secretary General on the Alliance of Civilizations (PDF – 73KB)
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May 2009 Statements

05/28/2009 – Permanent Council Response to EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Peter Semneby (PDF – 84KB) Response to the Secretary General’s 2010 Program Outline Presentation (PDF – 94KB) Statement on Observation of the July 2009 Kyrgyzstan Election (PDF – 81KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 92KB) 05/14/2009 – Permanent Council Response to HoM in Tajikistan, Ambassador Vladimir Pryakhin (PDF – 81KB) Response to OSCE Head of Action Against Terrorism Unit Raphael Perl (PDF – 81KB) Response to Major General Kasym Gafarov (PDF – 78KB) Reply to the Russian Federation on Media Freedom in the U.S.(PDF – 99KB) Statement on OSCE Presence in Georgia (PDF – 87KB) Statement on the Increasing Number of Attacks on Roma (PDF – 70KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 90KB) 05/07/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Head of Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (PDF – 70KB) Response to Head of Center in Bishkek (PDF – 70KB) Statement on Attack on Armenian Journalist (PDF – 75KB) Statement on Kazakhstan Internet Draft Law (PDF – 72KB) Statement on Russian Actions in Georgia (PDF – 84KB) Second Intervention on Georgia (in response to Remarks from Russian Delegation) (PDF – 80KB) 05/04-05/09/2009 – Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on Hate Crimes Session 1: Effective Implementation of Legislation (PDF – 92KB) Session 2: Improving the Policing and Prosecution of Hate Crimes (PDF – 77KB) OSCE Conference website on the SHDM
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April 2009 Statements

04/30/2009 – Permanent Council Response to CiO Special Representative Charalampos Christopoulos (PDF – 84KB) Response to Romanian Foreign Minister Cristian Diaconescu (PDF – 81KB) Statement on Prioritizing OSCE Activities (PDF – 75KB) World Press Freedom Day (PDF – 68KB) 04/23/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Ambassador Remler, Head of Mission to Moldova (PDF – 69KB) Statement on Georgia (PDF – 81KB) 04/02/2009 – Permanent Council Statement on Election Support Team to Afghanistan (PDF – 26KB) Response to the Report by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (PDF – 40KB) Response to the Russian Delegation re: RFOM Report (PDF – 32KB) Statement on IED Incidents in Georgia (PDF – 38KB) Statement on Conduct of March 29 Parliamentary Elections in Montenegro (PDF – 35KB) Statement on International Roma Day (PDF – 39KB) Statement on Law on Religion in Tajikistan (PDF – 63KB)
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March 2009 Statements

03/26/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Head of OSCE Office in Zagreb, Ambassador Jorge Fuentes (PDF – 54KB) Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the NATO Bombing in former Yugoslavia (PDF – 68KB) Response to the European Union’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 49KB) Response Thanking Japan for Contributions to Strengthening Border Security in Central Asia (PDF – 57KB) Statement on Recent Elections in Macedonia (PDF – 62KB) Statement on Incident in Georgia (PDF – 27KB) 03/19/2009 – Permanent Council Response to Montenegro HoM Paraschiva Badescu (PDF – 78KB) Response to Report of ODIHR Director Janez Lenarcic (PDF – 84KB) 03/12/2009 – Permanent Council Response to the Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (PDF – 77KB) Statement on International Women’s Day (PDF – 102KB) 03/05/2009 – Permanent Council Response to the Report by HoM Serbia (PDF – 68KB) Statement on Arrest of Political Prisoners in Belarus (PDF – 74KB) Statement on the Shooting Incident along the Line of Contact (PDF – 58KB)
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February 2009 Statements

02/26/2009 – Permanent Council Statement on Georgia (PDF – 67KB) Human Rights Report Released (PDF – 63KB) 02/12/2009 – Permanent Council Interpretive Statement on the PC Decision to Extend PC Decision No. 861 (PDF – 99KB) Statement on New Legislation in Kazakhstan (PDF – 95KB) Response to the EU’s Statement on the Death Penalty (PDF – 97KB) 02/11/2009 – Joint FSC/PC Meeting Response to the Head of the EUMM, Ambassador Hansjörg Haber (PDF – 100KB) 02/05/2009 – Permanent Council Response to HoM in Kosovo, Ambassador Werner Almhofer (PDF – 44KB) Statement on Georgia (PDF – 40KB)
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