19 January 2018, Friday, 22:23

OSCE lost contact with its representatives in Donbas


Contact with the four representatives of the OSCE special mission could not be re-established since May 26.

It is stated in a message posted on the website of the OSCE.

Last time the team could be reached on Monday evening at around 18:00. “The team was on a routine patrol east of Donetsk when contact was lost. We have been unable to re-establish communication until now. The team consists of four international Special Monitoring Mission members,” the report reads.

The organisation underlines that they are continuing with their efforts in search of the team. “We are utilizing our contacts on the ground,” the OSCE notes.

The Ukrainian Government as well as regional authorities have been informed of the situation.