Belgrade/Vienna, 16 Jan 2015 – First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic spoke yesterday in Vienna, where he presented to the OSCE Permanent Council priorities of Serbia’s chairmanship of the OSCE, with heads of OSCE field missions and institutions of this organisation.
Dacic, who is also Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE said that Serbia, as a country in which the OSCE has long been present, attaches great importance to this organisation’s field missions, whose activities will be supported during the country’s chairmanship.
He noted that regional cooperation is one of the priorities of the presidency, and added that good neighbourly relations are not something that should be taken for granted, but must be nurtured.
The First Deputy Prime Minister said that the most important task during Serbia’s chairmanship of the OSCE will be to work on securing the return of peace and stability in Ukraine.
Speaking about cooperation with institutions of the OSCE, Dacic underlined that Serbia will intensify its good cooperation with them during its chairmanship.