The Minister’s telephone conversations
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz
On June 13, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone with Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Sebastian Kurz. The conversation was held at the initiative of the Austrian minister.
The parties discussed bilateral cooperation on key issues on the OSCE agenda and prospects for improving it in light of Austria’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2017. In particular, they discussed preparations for the informal OSCE ministerial meeting that will be held in Mauerbach on July 11, the performance of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine and OSCE events on freedom of the media, as well as some personnel matters related to the election of the OSCE Secretary General and the heads of OSCE agencies.