Deputy head of the OSCE special monitoring mission to Ukraine Alexander hug said that there is a high risk of escalation of confrontation in the Donbass, solutions will be discussed on Tuesday in Minsk.
"Losses of commissioners of illegal armed groups and the Ukrainian military are growing, we are seeing more and more dead and wounded soldiers. Civil no longer have the opportunity besprepjatstvenno to Move around their own country from the territories controlled by the state, not controlled. All these facts create a very tense situation. Possible solutions we will discuss in Minsk, I will also be there on July 21 meeting of the tripartite group. There is a very high risk of further escalation of the conflict ", - said Hg in the TSN interview. Ua, excerpt from which is published on the first day of the week yesterday, the meeting of the trilateral contact group.
He said that today there is no alternative to the Minsk agreements, tripartite meetings remain the only forum for negotiations on both sides of the conflict.
"Even if we don't see the real performance of agreements, these meetings are very important, because the fact of communication of the parties is also of great importance. In this case, it is difficult to apply the experience of other countries, it's just a long line of conflict stretching for five hundred miles, and it will not disappear overnight. The reconciliation process will not be quick, you should have patience and act in concert ", - said Hg.