The OSCE mission 16 Aug came under fire in Donetsk region


The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemns the shelling of observers special monitoring mission of the OSCE in the Donetsk region. About it on August 17 on Twitter informed the speaker of the Ministry Marian Betz.

“Harshly condemn the attack on the OSCE observers. Their safety and freedom of movement should be provided by Russia and controlled it by the militants,” wrote Betz.

Strongly condemn attacks on SMM monitors. Their safety and freedom of movement should be safeguarded by EN&proxies

— Mariana Betsa (@Mariana_Betsa) 17 August 2018 R.

August 16, representatives of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE came under fire in the North-Eastern edge of the settlement Golmovsky, which is 50 km from occupied Donetsk.

The armed conflict in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts between the Ukrainian army and Pro-Russian rebels began in April 2014. C on 14 April, government forces carried out in the Donbas anti-terrorist operation. 30 APR 2018 anti-terrorist operation officially ended, instead, in accordance with the law on reintegration of Donbass, began operation of the joint forces.

OSCE SMM is an unarmed civilian mission is monitoring the situation in all regions of Ukraine. She regularly prepares reports on the situation in the country and is also involved in the negotiations between the parties to the conflict in the Donbass. The mission began its work on 29 July 2014 in accordance with the decision of the OSCE permanent Council.