No:2, 10 January 2019, Press Release Regarding The Appointment Of Ambassador Mehmet Paçacı As The Personal Representative Of The Osce Chairmanship-in-office On Combating Intolerance And Discrimination Against Muslims

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 10.01.2019

Ambassador Mehmet Paçacı is appointed by Slovakia, who has taken over the 2019 Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), as the Personal Representative on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims. Ambassador Mehmet Paçacı will take over this task from Prof. Dr. Bülent Şenay, who held the Personal Representative position during the three previous OSCE Chairmanships.

Turkey is contributing effectively to the politico-military, economic-environmental and human dimension activities of the OSCE, which is the world’s largest regional security organization with 57 participating States.

Turkey attaches particular importance to the efforts of international organizations, including the OSCE, aiming at preventing rising trends such as intolerance, xenophobia, racism, and Islamophobia in the context of current challenges arising from regional instability, irregular migration flows and increased terror threats.

Within the framework of our efforts to combat intolerance and discrimination against Muslims, we welcome Ambassador Mehmet Paçacı’s appointment by the OSCE Chairmanship.

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