OSCE observers record high military preparedness of the parties to the Ukraine conflict, noting that as long as movements of troops near the contact line, said on the last working day of the week the Deputy head of the Special monitoring mission of the organization of the BBC.
"Both sides are in a high degree of military readiness. And this preparedness is the military activity in and of itself", - has told the Hg in the interview to RIA " Novosti ". Authorized organization said that the Observers recorded the accumulation of military equipment to collection points, training of fighters close to the separation line, the construction of a complex of fortifications along the separation line, bunkers And other prohibitions, as well as mining areas.
"the overwhelming number of fights that We see are static fights, and not at all offensive, from entrenched positions. While the contact line remains without movement, – added Hg. Deputy head of the mission was assured that the OSCE special monitoring mission will not stop monitoring "hot spots" in Eastern Ukraine, for example, in Shirokino, where last week the Observers came under shelling." We, on one of versions, I will investigate with the next few days And will continue to work there. Some time we need to assess the situation, to understand what it was And why it happened ", – he said. Authorized OSCE did not specify when it will be able to return to work in Shirokino, however, he noticed that the desire to stop working in Shirokino observers do not have. Authorized organization said that in the future we can talk about a limited presence of observers to study the situation for the future. On the last working day of the week the Hg said that the OSCE Mission in Ukraine has decided to limit the presence of observers in the areas of Happiness And Shirokino, where last week the inspectors came under fire. On 27 July, the OSCE Monitors deployed in Shirokino two points of observation. First, the situation was calm, but then Authorized organizations began to record the exchange of fire, the fire was conducted from the North-East, North-West And South of the residential settlement. The employee of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE were injured.