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German Foreign Minister calls to stop fighting in Ukraine

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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

The warring sides of the Donbas war should immediately stop fighting and fully adhere to a ceasefire, stated German Foreign Minister and the Chairperson-in-Office Frank-Walter Steinmeier on February 4.

«The implementation of the Minsk Agreements is the only way forward and to this end a sustainable ceasefire is imperative, » Steinmeier announced according to an EDSO statement as quoted by Unian.

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, which in recent days has seen a rapid deterioration in the security situation in Donetsk region and the use of heavy weapons.

Steinmeier, commending the dedication of the monitors of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, underlined SMM must be granted secure passage the areas of warfare to fulfil its mandate without restrictions and must be given freedom of movement by all sides.


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