Belarus in favor of new regime for conventional arms control

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Belarus in favor of new regime for conventional arms control

The OSCE should be used to the fullest extent to reduce the risks of military confrontation in Europe, said the Belarusian foreign minister.

Vladimir Makei spoke at the plenary session of the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers in Vienna. This is the largest annual event of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The politician stressed that Belarus is in favor of developing a new regime to control conventional arms.

Vladimir Makei also raised the topic of the negotiation process on the conflict in Ukraine.

The Belarusian Foreign Minister called for strong support of the tripartite contact group, whose meetings are held regularly in Minsk.

The Minister noted that the Minsk agreements remain the cornerstone of the peaceful settlement in Ukraine.