Poland will convene on Monday an extraordinary meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe to discuss the Ukrainian crisis, Polish deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski told PAP on Sunday.
Zbigniew Rau, Poland’s foreign minister and chair of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), flew to Moscow on Monday for talks with Sergei Lavrov, his Russian counterpart, amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Poland's foreign minister and current chairman of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has said that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) should be prolonged.
Poland's foreign minister on Thursday in Kyiv voiced "deep concern" about the situation around the country, on whose border Russia has been massing sizeable military forces.
The Organisation for the Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is a strong pillar of the international security system and can be used to de-escalate the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Polish foreign minister has said.
Any escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict could involve grave consequences and could spin out of control, the Polish foreign minister has told the US Helsinki Commission.
The resumption of Polish-US strategic dialogue is one of the main goals of a visit to Washington by the Polish foreign minister.
European security and the coordination of security measures between the EU, Nato and the OSCE were on the agenda of Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński's Friday teleconference with the organisations' high officials and the US Deputy Secretary of State.
The Polish foreign minister and the US Secretary of State have talked about cooperation in pursuing diplomacy with Moscow and coordinated steps to deter further Russian aggression.
The Polish foreign minister, who officially took up the role as the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Vienna on Thursday, has said that he will set off on his first foreign visit to Ukraine to review the situation in the eastern part of the country.