Chairperson Dačić calls on all sides to send a message of peace during World War II commemoration events
BELGRADE, 8 May 2015 – OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić today called on all sides in eastern Ukraine to ensure that commemoration events scheduled for this weekend are peaceful.
“Ahead of this important anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, which will be marked across the OSCE area, I would like to call on all sides to commemorate the occasion through peaceful events, which also respect a comprehensive ceasefire and contribute to achieving a sustainable and lasting peace in Ukraine.”
“I urge all sides to support the full implementation of the Minsk Agreements by exercising maximum restraint and refraining from displaying heavy weapons during the commemoration events. The anniversary of Victory Day is the right time to send a message of peace,” he said.