A rally against the presence of armed OSCE mission in Luhansk people's Republic have gathered almost 20 thousand People in the capital proclaimed LNR.
The protesters are holding posters " No to foreign intervention under the guise of a military mission ", " Lugansk against the invaders ", " Armed mission = (equal to) military intervention ", " We ensure their safety, reports Luganskinform.
Plenipotentiary representative LNR on the negotiations of the Contact group on settling the situation in the East of Ukraine Vladislav Danego said at the meeting that the residents of the Republic will take entering military mission in the Donbass As an aggressive act." in the 1st place, it will be interpreted As an aggressive act. If an Armed mission will be located on the demarcation line, it will be aggression with 2 sides, because the residents of these territories will be under the sight and also the Ukrainian military", - the he said. Kiev part been actively promoting the idea to send in the Donbass with weapons of a peacekeeping force. However, 20 Sep Moscow said about the unreality of the creation of the military mission of the OSCE in the Donbass. June 30, Lukashevich also said that North America and the vast majority of European countries embraced the idea of arming the observers of the OSCE cool. On 3 June the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the "Normandy four" agreed on at the highest level entering the police mission of the OSCE in the Donbass. While Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich said that the statements of Kiev about As if consensus on the introduction in the Donbass military mission of OSCE is not true, Moscow is campaigning for caution in statements about arming the observers. Moscow explained the position about the weapons of the OSCE mission in Ukraine. As said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, Russia agrees to OSCE observers there could carry small arms for self-defense. Head LNR and DND Igor Carpenter and Alexander Zakharchenko spoke out against deployment in the Donbass armed police of the OSCE mission.