Natalia Dobrovolskaya. EU allocates additional ? 18 million to pay for the work of the special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine, said in the communiqu? of the European external action service (EBU).
"in support of the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the EU increases aid to the work of the OSCE 18 million euros for the special monitoring mission in Ukraine ", - said in a communique.
thus, the total financial support for the OSCE special monitoring mission from the EC will be 25 million euros." The funds will assist the mission to monitor the implementation of the ceasefire and monitor the withdrawal of heavy weapons in Eastern Ukraine ", - informs the EMU.