The question of the expansion of the special monitoring of the OSCE mission in Ukraine is not necessary to agree earlier than will be extended the mandate of the mission, said the NATO Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier.
"My concern is that discussions on a possible extension of the mission have the ability to slow down the approval for the renewal of its mandate," said Zannier Last news on the sidelines of the informal meeting of foreign Ministers of the EU in Riga.
He noticed that wished to separate these two things." Let us first extend the mandate, then we'll think about how to increase it and make it stronger, to provide the necessary technology, and the drones, " said Zannier.
He said that the initiative to extend the mission to thousands of people is a good idea. But He noticed that the story is about the financing of this expansion, and it must take into account the member countries of the OSCE.