Russian delegates defiant at hostile OSCE assembly meetingFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
VIENNA, Austria (AP) — A contentious Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe parliamentary meeting ended Friday with condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine — as Russian delegates accused the West of preventing dialogue by arming Kyiv.
Ukraine shuns OSCE gathering in Vienna over Russian presenceFebruary 23, 2023 GMT
VIENNA (AP) — A meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's parliamentary assembly got underway Thursday without the Ukrainian delegation, which described the presence of Russian lawmakers as “an affront.”
Ukraine to boycott OSCE meeting in Vienna if Russia attendsFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
VIENNA (AP) — Ukraine has informed the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe that it won't attend the next meeting of its parliamentary assembly if sanctioned Russian lawmakers are allowed to participate.
European security org faces existential crisis at meetingDecember 2, 2022 GMT
LODZ, Poland (AP) — A security organization born in the Cold War to maintain peace in Europe ended a high-level meeting Friday without a final resolution, underlining the existential crisis it is facing amid Russia's war against Ukraine.
Security meeting overshadowed by Russia’s war, ban on LavrovDecember 1, 2022 GMT
LODZ, Poland (AP) — A meeting of Europe's largest security organization opened Thursday with foreign ministers and other representatives strongly denouncing Russia's war against Ukraine, a conflict that is among the greatest challenges the body has faced in its nearly half-century of existence.
Breaking EU ranks, Polish leader in Beijing diplomacy pushFebruary 4, 2022 GMT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Alone among his fellow European Union leaders, Poland's president was in Beijing Friday for the Winter Olympics opening in what his office said was a bid to maintain good ties with China and lobby for an easing of Russia-Ukraine tensions.
Russian FM: Security talks with US, NATO to start next monthDecember 22, 2021 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian and U.S. negotiators will sit down for talks early next year to discuss Moscow's demand for Western guarantees precluding NATO's expansion to Ukraine, Russia’s top diplomat said Wednesday.
Official: Blinken, Russian FM to meet amid Ukraine tensionsDecember 1, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet separately with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts on Thursday on the margins of a meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, at a time of tension over Russian military deployments on Ukraine's borders.
Coronavirus pandemic shrinks Europe’s monitoring of US voteSeptember 18, 2020 GMT
Europe’s largest security organization said Friday that it has drastically scaled back plans to send as many as 500 observers to the U.S. to monitor the Nov. 3 presidential election and now will deploy just 30 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
OSCE close to ending deadlock on candidates for top jobsJuly 11, 2017 GMT
MAUERBACH, Austria (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe appeared poised Tuesday to end months of crippling deadlock, with participants at a foreign ministers' meeting saying member nations agree in principle on who should fill key leadership positions...