The official representative of the German foreign Ministry Martin Schaefer
Question about the placement of armed police mission of the OSCE in the Donbass can be solved in early December. About it reports “UKRINFORM” with reference to the words of the official representative of the German foreign Ministry Martin Schaefer.
“Now we are very far from being able to make the decision on organization of such armed police of the OSCE mission to Donbas. I assume that it can be agreed upon or even resolved at the meeting of OSCE foreign Ministers in Hamburg on 8-9 December,” said Schaefer.
The MFA representative noted that the OSCE Chairman Frank-Walter Steinmeier is making every effort to implement the agreements on the placement of armed mission, which was accepted by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But this solution requires a compromise within the organization. The diplomat recalled that the establishment of such missions would be “an absolute precedent” and the serious symbolic signal, as in the history of this structure has never been armed missions.
Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko following the meeting in the “channel format”, said that Germany, France and Russia supported the idea of placing armed of the OSCE mission on the Ukrainian-controlled parts of the Donbass, including along the border with Russia, to ensure training for the upcoming local elections, “when security conditions will permit the holding of these elections.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed their consent to the location of the military mission in the Donbass.
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