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Poroshenko,Van der Bellen discuss strengthening technical capabilities of OSCE in Donbas.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen stressed the importance of strengthening the technical and technological capabilities of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas to more effectively fulfill their mission. During the meeting in New York, Poroshenko and Bellen welcomed ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Klimkin, OSCE secretary general discuss prospects for UN peacekeepers in Donbas.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has met with OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger to discuss the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements on Donbas and the political and diplomatic settlement of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in the framework of the general debate of the 72nd session of the UN General ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

State Dep.: U.S. to continue to engage actively with sides of Karabakh conflict.

The US supports a negotiated settlement to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and will continue to engage actively with the sides as a co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, a US State Department official told Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Ukraine's envoy Kuchma: Russia should let OSCE SMM in Crimea.

Former Ukrainian President and Ukrainian representative to the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas in Minsk Leonid Kuchma says that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine should be present in Russian-occupied Crimea, but Russia obstructs the monitors' access to the peninsula, according to the news portal Krym.Realii.

- UNIAN - UA

OSCE SMM report: Some 88 civilians killed, 354 injured in Donbas in 2016.

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has confirmed 442 civilian casualties occurring in Donetsk and Luhansk regions in 2016, according to its report entitled “Civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine 2016” published on Saturday, September 16. “The Mission confirmed 442 civilian casualties occurring in Donetsk ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

112.ua: Merkel says Moscow's initiative on UN peacekeepers doesn't mean lifting of sanctions.

UN peacekeepers should have access to the entire territory of Donbas. The mission  deployment is an interesting idea, but it does not mean lifting sanctions from Russia. This was announced by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, reports Reuters. “I find President Putin's proposal to send the UN mission to ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE SMM: Since early 2017 68 civilians killed, 315 injured in Donbas.

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has already confirmed 383 civilian casualties: 68 killed and 315 injured since early 2017, Chief Monitor of the OSCE SMM to Ukraine Ertugrul Apakan has said. “The Ambassador concluded that in 2017 civilians continue to suffer due to the conflict the SMM has already confirmed 383 ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrainian FM informs about consultations on cooperation between OSCE, UN peacekeepers in Donbas.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said that consultations regarding the proposal of Kyiv to deploy the UN peacekeeper mission in Donbas are being held. “The consultations how OSCE elements will cooperate and how this peacekeepers' The post Ukrainian FM informs about consultations on cooperation between ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

112.ua: OSCE spots three convoys of military equipment 15 km from Luhansk.

SMM OSCE observers spotted militant military equipment being moved 15 km from Luhansk, according to their page on Facebook. The post 112.ua: OSCE spots three convoys of military equipment 15 km from Luhansk appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Number of EU states to voice to CoE, OSCE concerns over Ukraine's education reform.

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva has said Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Greece will appeal to the Council of Europe and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe over Ukraine's newly adopted law on education, according to BGNES.

- UNIAN - UA

Hungary, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria to Complain to OSCE About Ukrainian Education Law.

The foreign affairs ministers of Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece and Romania have written to the Ukrainian foreign minister expressing their concern over the new law regarding education, Interfax  reported."We are certainly concerned, and it is no coincidence that we have a joint initiative with colleagues from other European ...

- Novinite - BG

Hungary, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria to complain to OSCE about Ukrainian education law

The foreign affairs ministers of Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece and Romania have written to the Ukrainian foreign minister expressing their concern over the new law regarding education, Bulgaria's BGNES news agency reported, citing Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva. “We are certainly concerned, and it is no ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

112.ua: Poroshenko, OSCE Secretary General coordinate approaches to deploying UN peacekeepers in Donbas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and newly appointed OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger discussed the initiative to introduce UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas in their meeting in Kyiv, according to the press service of Ukraine’s president. The post 112.ua: Poroshenko, OSCE Secretary General coordinate ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Tajikistan: Government a No-Show at OSCE Conference

Tajikistan has declined to despatch an official delegation to attend this year's annual rights conference in Poland held by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, thereby spurning an event heavily attended instead by the exiled opposition. State media back home, meanwhile, prefaced the conference by ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Reuters: Putin tells Merkel UN peacekeepers could be deployed not only on Donbass contact line

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sept. 11 that UN peacekeepers might be deployed to eastern Ukraine not only on the Donbas contact line separating the sides of the conflict but in other parts where OSCE inspectors work. The post Reuters: Putin tells Merkel UN peacekeepers ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE rep welcomes Azerbaijan's decision to release Mehman Aliyev, Alexander Lapshin

OSCE rep welcomes Azerbaijan's decision to release Mehman Aliyev, Alexander Lapshin...

- MENAFN - JO

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