Rolf Ekeus, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, will officially visit Moscow on June 17 and 18. Mr. Ekeus will meet with Igor Ivanov, Russia's Foreign Minister, and preside at talks at parliamentary committees.
Discussed will be situations around human rights in Lithuania and Latvia and national minorities in other CIS states and interethnic relations within the area of the OSCE's responsibility. An exchange of opinions as concerns the further cooperation between Russia and the OSCE is also planned.
Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said