OSCE about the explosion: the road was to be no min.

ОБСЕ про взрыв: дорога должна была быть без мин

Both cars, which moved the OSCE observers, was armored.

Mines on the road near Prishib village in Luhansk region, where he hit a patrol of the OSCE mission, was not to be at all, earlier it was used as a patrol unit of the OSCE mission and local transport, said Deputy head of the OSCE mission Alexander hug.

He noted that the road where the explosion occurred, is located 2 km from the contact line.

“Min should not be there at all,” Mr. hug said and recalled that the trilateral contact group and the other signatories of the Memorandum to the “Minsk agreement” from September 19, 2014, banned the installation of minefields and provided such obligations to remove the previously installed barriers.

“As for the civilians living in the area and for observers of the OSCE mission, these obligations remain only on paper,” he noted.

“Anyone who is involved in laying mines in the explosion which killed and injured members of the patrol must be brought to justice,” he added.

“One member of the patrol who died in the explosion – a citizen of the United States. Two citizens of Germany and the Czech Republic – were injured and taken to hospital in Lugansk”, – he said.

He also said that the two cars which were used by the observers of the OSCE SMM was armored.

Commenting on the question of whether this incident is cause for placement in Ukraine of the military OSCE mission, the BBC noted: “the matter is in the competence of the OSCE permanent Council, which may, or modify our mandate, or create a different mission.”

“We are determined regarding the implementation of our mandate”, – said the Deputy head of SMM OSCE.

We will remind, on April 23 in the village of pryshyb blew up a car, the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE, with the result that one of the members of the mission were killed, 2 taken to hospital for further examination.
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