Russia stood up for Christianity and Islam

Sergei Lavrov

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov expressed concern about input in the EU ban on religious paraphernalia. The head of the Russian foreign Ministry said during a speech at the meeting of the Council of foreign Ministers of the OSCE (OSCE Ministerial Council) in Vienna, the correspondent “reports”.

According to Lavrov, the EU, the cases of deprivation of the right of parents to educate children in the spirit of Christian morality, as well as increased anti-Islamic sentiment.

“We have repeatedly raised the issue of the need to fulfill approved in 2014, the Commission (…) the adoption, along with the Declaration on combating anti-Semitism, the individual documents on the fight against Christianophobia and Islamophobia. Agreements must be fulfilled”, — said Lavrov.

The OSCE is the world’s largest regional organization dealing with security issues. It brings together 57 countries located in North America, Europe and Central Asia. The Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs — the annual (except years of meetings at the highest level) meeting of foreign Ministers of the participating States of the OSCE. This year the meeting is held in the Austrian capital from 6 to 8 December.