ATO forces and members of illegal armed groups «DNR» promised the patrol observers of the OSCE mission to clear the road Pikuz — Mariupol.
This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine Alexander hug, reporting for the 10 days of monitoring across the demarcation line, the January 27 briefing, which was broadcast Crisis media center.
«The armed forces of Ukraine agreed to remove mines and other obstacles along the road Pikuz — Mariupol. I also received such assurances from a senior representative of the so-called formation of «DNR». He promised that the clearance work be carried out within three days,» said hug.
«Also on Tuesday we recorded another positive sign: for the first time, SMM, accompanied by the General of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation from the Joint center for control and coordination (SCCC — ed.) and members of the so-called «LNR «were able to cover a distance of about 11 kilometers of the road between Debaltsevo and Svetlodarsk to post so-called «LNR», – reported the representative of the SMM OSCE.
The BBC expressed hope that these steps were possible thanks to the help of SCCC.
Vice-Chairman of the OSCE SMM in Ukraine noted that recently representatives of the Joint center for control and coordination to react to breaches after the fact, not working ahead of the curve.
«The center has eliminated the symptoms, not the disease itself,» said hug.
Deputy Chairman of the observation mission expressed hope that the parties will continue to make positive steps for the allotment of weapons and ceasefire.
We will remind, on January 20, the OSCE noted that after relative calm for the New year and Christmas, the situation in the combat zone in the Donbass again escalated the parties to the conflict violated the truce, which suffer from civil on both sides of the demarcation line.
The OSCE has told about the progress in the situation in the Donbass 27.01.2017