The resolution of the representatives of Kiev and militias Donbass coal mines in the South-East of Ukraine would improve the situation in the region, said the Deputy head of Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in this country the BBC.
He said that the coordination of mine action remains one of the main agenda items in the negotiations of the safety subgroup of the contact group on Ukraine. The last round of talks was held on 20 October, the next meeting is scheduled for October 27.
"MSF continues to assist the discussion of issues of clearance between the participants (the contact group). Progress in this direction can help normalize the situation in the field. To convince signatories (Minsk agreements) will not have long before they will agree to map, to outline the terrain, to enclose with a fence areas with a high concentration of unexploded ordnance, " said hug, speaking before the media at the site of the Ukrainian crisis media center.
He said that the unresolved issues of mine worried about the OSCE mission. According to Haug, in the absence of a common approach to the clearance of certain citizens begin to destroy unexploded ordnance on their own.
Deputy head of the OSCE mission added, a plan of demilitarize Shirokino also remains on the agenda of the subgroup on safety.
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.