Osce: at the start of the Italian presidency for 2018

Osce: at the start of the Italian presidency for 2018

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Vienna, 12 January 2018 - Angelino Alfano opened yesterday in Vienna the Italian presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which will hold until 31 December 2018. "Dialogue and responsibility: this is the maxim of our presidency These are ingredients that we consider fundamental to revive the spirit of Helsinki", the spirit that the Italian prime minister of the time, Aldo Moro, called "a point of transition to the future", said Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano, presenting the program and the priorities of the Italian Presidency for the OSCE, Italy, assured Alfano, is "ready to continue with the same commitment, great determination, awareness of the responsibilities and challenges that await us". he then thanked the outgoing Austrian presidency for "excellent work in 2017".