KYIV, 17 Feb, 2015 – Today the OSCE SMM visited the temporary headquarters of Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC). The Deputy Chief Monitor was present at four rounds of videoconference discussions, in which representatives of the General Staff of Ukraine, members of the so-called “DPR” and “LPR,” and Russian and Ukrainian heads of the JCCC took part.
The Chief Monitor, Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan welcomed efforts to engage in dialogue. “I am, however, profoundly disturbed by reports of what is going on in Debaltseve, where until recently the JCCC itself was based,” he said.
“Five months ago the sides …read more