The head of OSCE, the foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic has appointed Austrian politician Martin Sajdik his new special representative for Ukraine.
Martin Sajdik also will replace Heidi Tagliavini in the position of envoy to the OSCE, the Contact group, reports the news Agency.
"Sidic a very experienced diplomat with a wide range of knowledge from international law to multilateral relations, we are pleased to welcome him to the team," the address reads da?i?. He also thanked Tagliavini for her contribution to efforts aimed at political settlement of the fall in Ukraine and around it ". Before the first day of the week, Sidik, still in the status of candidate for this position, held dialogues in the Russian Foreign Ministry. In international Ministry stressed that the Austrian diplomat prepared to put a lot of effort to reach a settlement in the Donbass in Accordance with the Minsk agreements. Recall, June 6, the special representative of the head of the OSCE Swiss Heidi Tagliavini has announced that it is leaving her position. Later it was claimed that Tagliavini in the Contact group on Ukraine will replace senior Austrian diplomat. For his part, the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Grigory Karasin said that the successor Heidi Tagliavini as special envoy of the OSCE Contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine was present at the meeting of political Directors and Deputy Ministers of foreign Affairs of the "channel four" in Paris.