Opening Session: Addressing Current Security Challenges and the Role of the OSCE

As delivered by Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs Brent Hartley to the Annual Security Review Conference, Vienna June 24, 2014 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Last year, the U.S. representative to this conference, Eric Rubin, urged that the participating States use Helsinki + 40 to make progress on the persistent problem of unequal security within ... Read More»

Statement on the Adoption of the Agenda of the 2014 Annual Security Review Conference

As delivered by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to the Permanent Council, Vienna, June 5, 2014 Before beginning, I must say that I found our distinguished Russian colleague’s statement to be confusing, given that he started by criticizing the alleged politicization of the conversation about this agenda, then launched into a diatribe of issues that Russia has every ... Read More»
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