Donbas Conflict: OSCE ready to establish nine monitoring bases on border in occupied Donbas

11:37 Aug. 12, 2016

OSCE ready to establish nine monitoring bases on border in occupied Donbas

OSCE monitors inspect a cannon and Grad rocket launchers stored by pro-Russian rebels in the village of Novoamvrosiivske, eastern Ukraine, March 20, 2015. (AP Photo)

Ukraine's foreign minister speaks about coorepation with European security watchdog

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission is ready to establish nine control bases along the fragment of Ukraine-Russia border in the occupied Donbas region.

That's according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. In an interview with Interfax-Ukraine, the Minister shared the details of the control checkpoints.

"The OSCE is ready for this. We want to place at least nine bases along the border as well as correspondent video surveillance means, infrared devices to monitor the situation including over night," Klimkin said.

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He added Ukraine needs OSCE representatives on its side of the border to be present at the checkpoints on non-controlled areas.

"And of course of critical importance is the coordination of mandate and deployment of an armed police OSCE mission," Klimkin stated.

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