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Serbia assumes OSCE presidency, focuses on co-operation

Serbia assumes OSCE presidency, focuses on co-operation

Serbia hopes to contribute to defusing the crisis in Ukraine and better relations in Southeast Europe during its year in the OSCE presidency.

Serbian Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ivica Dacic speaks at an OSCE meeting at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna on January 15th. [AFP]

OSCE: Fighting anti-Semitism and intolerance is crucial

BELGRADE/AUSCHWITZ/VIENNA - On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp, officials of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Tuesday highlighted the importance for societies to oppose the contemporary challenges of anti-Semitism, racism and other forms of intolerance.

Rocket Fire Kills At Least 15 in Ukraine's Mariupol, Police Says

At least 15 people have been killed and 76 injured in a series of rocket attacks allegedly launched by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol on Saturday.

Ukraine's Interior Ministry said in a statement houses in the government-held city had been hit by rockets fired by the rebels.

Gasic:Policy of military neutrality, cooperation to continue

BELGRADE - Serbia will continue to pursue the policy of military neutrality and it will cooperate with all partners in the East and the West, Serbian Defence Minister Bratislav Gasic said during a meeting with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Serbia, Alexander Chepurin, on Friday.

Dacic: OSCE can contribute to solution for Ukrainian crisis

BASEL - The Ukrainian crisis poses a serious threat to regional stability and security in Europe, and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) can make an efficient contribution to addressing the challenges emanating from the crisis, Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said on Thursday.

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