He made the remarks at a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Feb. 1.
The Italian FM said he had discussed with his Russian counterpart the protracted conflicts in the OSCE area.
The OSCE chairman hailed Russia’s crucial role in resolving regional conflicts. “Russia plays a crucial role in settlement protracted conflicts in the region. The OSCE will continue to make efforts to resolve these conflicts,” he added.