2 OSCE observers expelled from LNR
2 members of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE was asked to leave the territory of the proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic, said the head of the Council on accreditation of the international missions, acting Deputy head of the Council of Ministers LNR Vasily Nikitin.
"The Commission had, unfortunately, to ask two members of the OSCE mission for the violation of the Minsk agreements to leave the territory LNR", - has said Nikitin. According to him, the observers were notified about the fact that they must leave the territory LNR, RIA " Novosti ".
"There's Luhansk people's Republic, There are rules of accreditation, There is a consensus in Minsk, which currently represent the work of each international mission. We ask everyone not to break the rules, not to violate the Treaty and continue the work that is currently doing the mission", - has noticed Nikitin. Which violations, in the opinion of the LC, has allowed observers of the OSCE mission, he did not disclose. Nikitin added that those monitors At the moment already left the territory of the Republic. September 1, in the Donbass began a ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk during the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine. Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, victims of the conflict in the East of Ukraine more than 8 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand has Been damaged health, 1, 5 million people became internally displaced.