Tuesday, January 3 2017 19:44 EET
New OSCE Head Sebastian Kurz together with Klimkin visited Mariupol to observe the situation in the region
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Kurtz together with Klimkin visited Donbas to observe the situation.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria Sebastian Kurz, who became the Chairman of the OSCE this year, arrived to Ukraine. Today he and the Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin went to Mariupol to observe the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements and the situation in the region. This was reported by Ukrainian Foreign Ministry in Twitter.

Pavlo Klimkin and Sebastian Kurz will discuss efforts to resolve the conflict in Ukraine. The meeting of both ministers with the authorities of local and regional administration and members of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE is also planned.

Sebastian Kurz saw the situation in Eastern Ukraine first hand. OSCE monitoring mission visited checkpoint Pyshevyk.

The new Chairman of the OSCE handed over 3000 mine markers to Mariupol's mayor followed by visit of ICRC Mine Risk Education Project in Vinohradne.

During a visit to Donetsk region Sebastian Kurz was shown the devastating consequences of Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Earlier reported Grad missile systems deployed again near the frontline at the Svitlodarsk rim and ready to be engaged in combat.

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