26 Mar 2018 19:29

OSCE's Hug to visit Donbas, including contact line

KYIV. March 26 (Interfax) - Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) Alexander Hug will pay a visit to eastern Ukraine, in particular, the area along the contact line in Donbas, between March 26 and 31.

"Alexander Hug will be in eastern Ukraine from 26 to 31 March 2018. He will assess the security situation along the contact line and its impact on civilians, and engage with communities on the ground," the OSCE press service said on Monday.

As part of the visit, the OSCE principal deputy chief monitor will join the SMM observers during their patrols of locations along the contact line. In addition, he will hold press briefings.