The main goal of the Republics is to ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the responsibility for non-compliance is on Kiev, not on the OSCE. SMM plays an important role, which primarily consists of objective observation and the fixation of compliance with the cease-fire regime. The Mission's functions are clearly legislated in its mandate, which we are sure will be followed by the new Deputy Head of the OSCE SMM.
Natalia Nikonorova has comment the change of Deputy Head of the SMM OSCE
26 September 2018