Ministers of Foreign Affairs and other high-level representatives of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) met in Slovakia's High Tatras, on Tuesday, for an informal ministerial meeting.
Ahead of the meeting, the delegates, including Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, gathered for a group photo in front of the Grand Hotel Kempinski, where the session took place... Еще.
Under the theme 'From past action to future prevention: the OSCE's niche in fostering stability in Europe and beyond,' participants are expected to discuss crises in zones under the OSCE’s responsibility, including the Ukrainian conflict.
OSCE informal meetings have no decision-making power and are aimed at preparing for official sessions of the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministers. The last informal meeting took place in the summer of 2017, in Austria's Mauerbach.