MINSK, 3 December (BelTA) - Attempts to undermine the fragile architecture of European security are many, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said as he spoke at the meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Stockholm, BelTA has learned.
“At our annual meetings we habitually declare our unity in striving to achieve comprehensive security in the Eurasian and Atlantic area. In reality, however, there is a growing distrust between us. Political arrogance flouts international law. Attempts to undermine the fragile architecture of European security are many. Western politicians are already talking directly about building a new ‘Fortress Europe',” the minister said.
According to the minister, the old confrontation is being replaced by a new one, more uncompromising. Instead of erasing dividing lines, new iron curtains are being erected. “Those who applauded the fall of the Berlin Wall now cheer the building of new military fences. Instead of communication, we hear threats and accusations. We can see this at today's meeting too,” Vladimir Makei said.