MFA: OSCE should monitor the border in Donbas for elections

2016-02-12 08:28 AM
Ukraine offers a mechanism for monitoring the border in Donbas the participation of the OSCE, which will hold fair elections in the occupied territories.

This is in & nbsp; interview & rsquo; S & nbsp; “European truth” & nbsp; said Chief of Staff of the Foreign Ministry Vadim Prystaiko responsible for negotiations in Normandy format for a peaceful settlement in the Donbas.

“If we promised that hold elections, will make constitutional changes will not initiate military action, even as we would not want to turn back their land & ndash; we do this. But left open the question of how to fulfill Minsk agreements, “- said Prystaiko.

He said that Minsk agreement provides that Ukraine gains control over its part of the border at the end of the peace process.

“Yes, it hurt to hear this against any logic, but what can you do. However, it may also be another mechanism for monitoring the border, which will hold fair elections. Let the OSCE will be able to get to the border and to control it. This is & ndash; a compromise path, which we now demand, and I see no problems for its implementation ” - he said.

Prystaiko stressed that the OSCE has a mandate for the whole territory of Ukraine, and therefore it involves a border with Russia of those areas that control the so-called “FSC” and “NPT”.

“Because the OSCE, fulfilling its mandate, is able to reach the border to indicate that more Russian mercenaries did not pass” - he added.

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