The OSCE mission, according to its mandate, can help the establishment of direct dialogue between the parties to the conflict in the Donbas, but need the cooperation of both sides, said Fins news Ombudsman of the press service of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine.
"The OSCE can help the dialogue, but need the cooperation of both sides," said Commissioner's press service.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year 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 the meeting in Minsk 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. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process ended on 12 November.