The European Union member states and 9 other states at the OSCE Ministerial Council condemned Russian aggression against Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. This was reported by the EU delegation to the OSCE.
The declaration was supported not only by EU countries, but also by such states as North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Iceland, San Marino, and Ukraine.
The statement emphasizes these countries' call on Russia to comply with international law and not to oppose the OSCE's activities.
"We once again call on Russia to immediately end its war of aggression against Ukraine, to withdraw all its forces and military equipment from the entire territory of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders, fully and unconditionally," the statement reads.
The EU countries also supported the prosecution of those involved in violations of international law, including those in senior positions.
Condemning Russia's aggression against Georgia and Moldova, the EU countries expressed their solidarity with these countries. In addition, the EU called for the release of prisoners, political prisoners and people illegally detained in the occupied territories of Ukraine, including three OSCE staff members.