Tajik FM accuses OSCE of double standards
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Sirodjidin Aslov has participated and made a statement at the plenary session of the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting started on 8 December 2016 in Hamburg, Germany.
In his statement Minister Aslov has highlighted the position of Tajikistan on key issues of the OSCE Agenda, including the issues of reforming process in the Organization, urgency of taking joint efforts by the OSCE participating states on combating terrorism, illegal trafficking of drugs and weapons, as well as strengthening security in Afghanistan.
Tajik Foreign Minister has drawn the attention of the heads of delegations of the OSCE participating States to existence of double standards in the organization’s approach and some of its countries’ attitude, unacceptability of participation of criminal individuals and groups in the OSCE events, as well as the necessity to review the mandates of the Organization’s field presences in accordance with priorities and real needs of host countries, the press service of the Tajik foreign ministry said.
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