The OSCE observer mission in Ukraine after the increase in the number of plans to start daily supervision abroad with Russia, said the head of the mission ertu?rul Apakan at the meeting of the Permanent Council in Vienna.
"The expansion plans include the development of special groups within the Donetsk and Lugansk teams to provide daily patrols of the border in their own areas," said he, reports a news Agency. In November passed, the President of the Special monitoring of the OSCE mission in Ukraine Ambassador to Ertugal Apakan said that the observers of the OSCE mission to Ukraine will be increased almost in 2 times. Before this permanent Commissioner of the Russian Federation to the OSCE Andrey Kelin said that the Russian Federation does not want to distribute the work of the OSCE observers, which are now placed at the border posts of "Donetsk" and " Gukovo ", on the other checkpoint and border areas. According to him, some countries of the OSCE continues to insist that the mission's mandate was extended." But we are reliably protected by the Russian side of the state border, "he explained, noting that allow OSCE border was" the sovereign right and as a goodwill gesture. Previously, the EU Ambassador to Russia Vygaudas u?ackas said that the European Union States agitating to give the OSCE mission oversight of the Ukrainian-Russian border around its perimeter. In addition, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree according to which Kyiv wants to offer the European Commission, the OSCE to send to the border with Russia special monitoring mission. Observers from the OSCE and Previously watched the Russian-Ukrainian border. So for three months, 19 observers from the OSCE round-the-clock monitoring of the situation on the border. The decision of the OSCE mandate extended until November 23. In addition, the Kiev authorities hoped to increase the number of missions.