The presence of the special OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine is tied to the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements, which Ukraine is not ready to renew for 2016. About this Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich said in an interview Last news .
He said That the mission's current mandate is valid until March 2016.
"But a lot depends on various factors, and among them, from the fate of the Minsk agreements. February in Minsk consensus is valid till the end of 2015. What happens next is unclear. Ukrainians carry the implementation of the Minsk agreements on the subsequent year, it seems, is not ready ", - said the head of the Department.
in his vision, the way out of this situation will be depending on the parties to the conflict, " how quickly they will settle deepest differences ".
"The mission is tied not only to its mandate, But also to the Minsk agreements, which are in fact complementary to his." Minsk " is "the Bible" not only for all the local politicians, But also a roadmap of the work of the mission itself, " added the envoy.
The full text of the interview is available on the Internet office of ria. EN 12. 00 MSK.