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Polish FM to visit Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo

11.07.2022 07:30
Poland's foreign minister is scheduled to visit Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo this week in his role as chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), officials have said.
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew RauPhoto: PAP/Darek Delmanowicz

"Between 11 and 15 July, OSCE Chairman-in-Office Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau will travel to three Western Balkan countries: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo," the Polish foreign ministry said in a statement.

It added that Rau would also participate in a conference in The Hague "on justice against the perpetrators of crimes under international law committed during the Russian aggression."

In Belgrade, Rau will meet with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić and Foreign Minister Nikola Selaković, as well as with civil society leaders.

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he will hold talks with members of the Collegium of Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as with Deputy Foreign Minister Josip Brkić, and representatives from the international community and civil society.

In Kosovo, he will meet with the country's President Vjosa Osmani, Prime Minister Albin Kurti, parliamentary Speaker Glauk Konjufca, Foreign Minister Donika  Gërvalla, Minister for Communities and Returns Goran Rakić, as well as with young social activists and soldiers from the Polish contingent of the NATO international peacekeeping force in Kosovo (KFOR).

Rau to attend conference on Russian war crimes

On Thursday, Rau will travel to The Hague in the Netherlands to attend a conference entitled “Accountability for Ukraine: Enhancing Coordination of Action to Deliver Justice.”

The event will address the involvement of the international community in supporting Ukraine to administer justice against the perpetrators of crimes under international law committed during the Russian invasion, according to the Polish foreign ministry.


Source: gov.pl