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Panel on Sub-Regional Arms Control within the Framework of the OSCE Security Dialogue
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OSCE Forum The thematic panel of the OSCE Forum for Security Cooperation devoted to the implementation of the Agreement on Sub-Regional Arms Control was held under the Chairmanship of the Republic of Serbia, within the framework of the security dialogue, in Vienna, on 25 October.

Acting Assistant Foreign Minister for Security Policy, Ambassador Branimir Filipovic, as the keynote speaker, informed the high representatives of the OSCE participating States of the political importance of the Agreement and its positive impact on the preservation of peace and promotion of security and stability in the Western Balkans region, following the developments of the 1990s.

It was underlined that the Agreement's application was one of the most successful implementations of the Dayton Peace Accords to which all signatories were fully committed, which was also welcomed in the statements of many representatives of the OSCE participating States. The panellists included Mr. Ivan Ivanisevic, Director General for Multilateral Cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro, and Brigadier General Peter Braunstein, Head of the Verification Centre of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Additionally, the 59th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Consultative Commission, to be chaired by the Republic of Serbia in the second half of this year, was held in Vienna, on 24 and 25 October.