The militants did not want to meet with the leadership of the OSCE SMM

The leaders of the militants in the Donbass refused to meet with the Deputy Chairman of the OSCE SMM Alexander Hug.

He said this during a briefing today, October 13.

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“One of the reasons for my visit to Eastern Ukraine this week, incidentally, was to meet with individual leaders of armed groups. However, they refused to meet, and their refusal speaks volumes about their readiness for the dialogue,” said hug.

Earlier, the BBC warned that the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas is possible at any time.