Steinmeier welcomes the announcement of the ceasefire in the Donbas from December 24

Штайнмайер приветствует объявление режима прекращения огня на Донбассе с 24 декабря

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier

OSCE Chairman, foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomes the announcement of the ceasefire in the Donbass on December 24, reports “Radio Freedom”.

“The full implementation of this would be an important step for the stabilization of the security situation and paving the way for a peaceful solution to the conflict. It is necessary for the civilian population of the region, which is suffering from conflict,” reads the statement of Steinmeier, published 21 Dec.

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Earlier, the OSCE representative at the talks, Martin Sajdik said that the participants of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas confirmed their intention to cease fire from 00:00 on 24 December.

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