The OSCE plans to open a new patrol base in the area of ATO

The OSCE plans to open a new patrol base in the area of ATO

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30 Mar, 16:16

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The monitoring mission requires security guarantees.

Special monitoring mission of the OSCE plans to open a new patrol base in the occupied districts of Donetsk region, in particular near the border with Russia.

This was stated by first Deputy Chairman of the OSCE SMM Alexander Hg, reports UNIAN.

As noted, the mission plans to expand its presence along the line of contact and beyond. Hug also added that plans to “open offices near the uncontrolled part of the border with the Russian Federation, for example, or in Novoazovsk Amvrosievka of Donetsk region”.

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According to him, for these offices the CMM requires security guarantees, even though they be far beyond the line of contact, or directly on it. This will allow the mission to carry out their work in safety and peace.

“Time to give observers mission safe and unrestricted access to all areas”, – said Hg. He explained that access is needed in order to enable the mission to provide a comprehensive picture of the situation in the Donbas and to verify the implementation by the parties of the agreements.

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Hug explained that means full access. First, unarmed civilian observers no danger: they are not a danger to being caught in cross-fire or fire armed of selective. Second, the drones no one needs to knock down or to suppress. Here he recalled that “in 2016, many of them (drones – Ed.) was shot down”. Third, “do not delay the clearance,” he noted.

We will remind, on Donbass began Easter truce. “This is another opportunity for the parties to fulfill their commitments to and promises” – recalled the hug. After the announcement of the truce in the area ATO already recorded two violations.

Videopoke ads Easter truce in the area ATO recorded two attacks

From the first minute of the day on the Eastern front had to break the silence – this was announced by the leaders of the Normandy Quartet. However, at the headquarters of the ATO say, from midnight to two attacks still recorded in the village Experienced in the plant. But by nightfall, the militants 55 times opened fire.

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March 30, 12:13

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