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Invoking of the Moscow Mechanism

01 Nov 2018

Today on November 1 in Vienna, 16 OSCE participating States invoked the Moscow Mechanism because of concerns about serious human rights violations and abuses in Chechnya, Russian Federation. The below statement was delivered by Mr Guðni Bragason, Permanent Representative of Iceland, on behalf of the invoking States.

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  • 31 Dec 2017
    Once a week the 57 member states of the OSCE meet at the Permanent Council in Vienna, to discuss developments in the OSCE area. The Permanent Council is one of the main decision-making bodies within the organisation. At these meetings the EU also makes its statements.

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