Armed representatives of 'Luhansk People's Republic' did not let the representatives of OSCE to get to their point of destination. The incident occurred in five kilometers from the pedestrian crossing on the border with Russia, reported mission in its report, published on November 20.
In Lukovo, controlled by 'Donetsk People's Republic' (41-kilometer from Mariupol), armed representatives of "republic" asked the observers to leave the territory. They motivated it by that fact, that for a visit to this territory the permission from the command should be given.
ATO press center reported, November 20, that militants opened mortar fire in Pavlopol and Shyrokyno (near Mariupol), and also Krasnogorivka (Donetsk region) was fired by multiple rocket launchers.
Earlier, Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug said during his breifing, November, 19, that not all the heavy weapons are taken away from the contact line. "The figures clearly show that not all the weapons were taken back from the security zone. Lots of explosions that we register, are caused by the heavy weapons, which was to be taken back. Despite such evidence, we would ask both parties to respect the commitments that were taken in February and withdraw heavy weapons from the contact line. Special Monitoring Mission is ready to confirm the removal of weapons"- said Hug.