Press Release Regarding The Establishment Of The Osce Panel Of Eminent Persons On European Security , 14.01.2015
No: 15, 14
“A Panel of
Eminent Persons” has been established within the Organization of Security and
Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in order to assist developing new ideas with
regards to the future of the security of Europe.
The panel will
be composed of fifteen members including former Presidents and Foreign
Ministers and its chairmanship will be carried out by Ambassador Wolfgang
Ishcinger from Germany. Upon the invitation of Switzerland, Chairman of OSCE in
2014 and Serbia, the Chairman-in Office, Ambassador (Ret.) Tahsin Burcuoğlu
will represent Turkey in the aforementioned Panel.
maintains its contribution to the security of Europe, and in this context to
the initiatives and efforts towards ensuring the security and stability in OSCE
geography. The assumption of one of the memberships in the Panel of Eminent
Persons by our country is a natural outcome of this understanding and will.