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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makei meets delegation of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

29-01-2016

On January 29, 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, met with Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, Michael Georg Link, and Vice-President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Special Coordinator and Leader of the Short-Term OSCE Observer Mission to the 2015 Presidential Elections in Belarus, Kent Harstedt.

During the meeting, the parties discussed the conclusions and recommendations of the Final Report of the OSCE observation mission to the 2015 Presidential Elections in Belarus, as well as prospects for future cooperation of Belarus with the OSCE/ODIHR and OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in electorial and other areas.

The Head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry affirmed the readiness of the Belarusian side to continue constructive dialogue with the OSCE/ODIHR. It was also confirmed that Belarus is ready to cooperate with the OSCE institutions on the basis of the ODIHR Final Report and its recommendations in compliance with the commitments of the Republic of Belarus within the OSCE.