The Deputy head of Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine Alexander hug Thursday will visit Donetsk region to assess the situation With security and to conduct a series of meetings on the theme of opening additional advanced patrol bases of the mission in the field, said the press service of the OSCE SMM.
"Twenty-2 October, Deputy head of SMM Alexander Hg will visit the Donetsk region to assess the situation With security and meet With the teams of MSF. The Hg will hold several meetings in order to garner support for additional advanced patrol bases in the Donetsk region ", - said Last news in the press service of the mission.
before hug has declared that now is the SMM in Eastern Ukraine advanced a base for their patrols in Donetsk (the self-proclaimed Donetsk), Luhansk, and Stakhanov (the self-proclaimed LNR), Mariupol, Volnovakha, and Kramatorsk, Novoaidar and Severodonetsk (the territory controlled by the Kyiv). According to his statement, by the end of October, the number of observers from the OSCE special monitoring mission in Ukraine will exceed 600 people.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal in the Donbass weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process will be gradual. Military and militias have already taken the technique in the Luhansk region, a few days will be to take weapons in the Donetsk region.