The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko is in favour of strengthening the OSCE's role in conflict resolution in the South-East of Ukraine.
"We would like to see greater involvement of the OSCE and its role in the normalization of the situation in Ukraine ", - Lukashenka said Tuesday in Minsk at the meeting with Secretary General Lamberto Zannier.
According to the President of Belarus, Minsk is wholly in favour of strengthening the OSCE's role, for such a reform of the organization, which would be greatly strengthened its role ".
He said that Belarus jointly with other post-Soviet countries " some time ago made an offer to his vision of the process."" But unfortunately, whether it is studied to date, whether blocked by individual States, " he said.
According to the OSCE Secretary General, in the organization situation, as in our disposal has become much less freedom of action." This is not a crisis of the organization itself, and the crisis of the whole structure of the security architecture, " said He.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass discussed during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which includes the Commissioners of the Russian Federation, the OSCE and Ukraine and which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
June 3 in the area of Marinci has been a serious battle, the victims of which, according to the UN, became 34. The military has accused the militia in the attack, the same called statements of Kiev speculation. Authorized self-proclaimed republics said that the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the contact line of heavy equipment and jet systems of volley fire, and the intensity of the attacks increased. The authorities DND and LNR pushing that War had brought heavy weapons to a safe distance, regulated by the Minsk agreements. Read