The OSCE launched an investigation into the car explosion in Luhansk
The OSCE launched an investigation into the tragic incident with the explosion the vehicle Special monitoring mission and the death of a staff member and waiting for assistance.
This was said by Secretary General of the organization Lamberto Zannier, writes UKRINFORM.
He stressed that the security of the OSCE observers carry the responsibility of “all parties” that the mission must have full support, all you need to protect observers from danger.
The Secretary General of the organization shocked the first case of death of the member of the SMM during the execution of official tasks. “This terrible incident confirms the increasingly dangerous conditions of security in which the SMM monitors work daily,” he said.
Chairman of the OSCE, Austrian foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz added that the mission “is too often hampered by threats, restriction of access, dezinformatsia or destruction of its technical facilities” and called it “simply unacceptable”.
Kurtz urged to carefully investigate the details of the tragedy, and all who have influence on the ground – to perform obligations to ensure the security of observers.
Mines on the route of the patrol of the OSCE in Luhansk was not to be – hug
We will remind, on April 23, in the explosion of the car of the OSCE near Prishib village in the occupied territory of the Luhansk region killed one member of the mission, two more got wounds. The mission said that six patrol moved in two armoured vehicles when the explosion occurred.
People’s Deputy of Ukraine and member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the deceased was a citizen of great Britain Joseph stone. Agency Reuters citing the Austrian foreign Ministry reported that the victim worker, the OSCE was a U.S. citizen.
Also the explosion was shell-shocked citizen of Germany Willow Gmelin. She was taken to a hospital in Lugansk, where she was provided medical assistance.