Further search of a peaceful solution to the Donbas conflict will be one of the priority tasks for Germany during its presidency in the OSCE, Ukrinform news agency reported with a reference to Special Envoy of German government Gernot Erler.
“The Ukrainian conflict is a high priority from the view of the crisis management in the OSCE. We will focus on an attempt to reach the firm and long-lasting peace”, Ukrinform quoted Erler.
He reiterated that the warring parties should have completed all provisions of Minsk agreements by the end of the year, but that didn’t happen. This is why, according to Erler, Germany will put much effort into the implementation of respective provisions.
According to Erler, the most complicated task in this regard would be the restoration of control of Ukraine’s Armed Forces and the State Border Guard over the Ukrainian border.