EN|RU|UK
 Incidents
  4667

 Militants steadily build up forces near Komsomolsk - OSCE

OSCE SMM observers recorded accumulation of military equipment near the town of Komsomolsk (situated between Marinka and Donetsk, DPR-controlled).

This was announced by the OSCE mission in Ukraine Deputy Head Alexander Hug at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

He said that the SMM observers were recording a steady increase of the number of military equipment. The UAV has recorded the presence of heavy weapons near the town of Komsomolsk. Four tanks, four trucks, 28 armored personnel carriers, 60 military trucks have been spotted there just for one day. According to Alexander Hug, the special monitoring mission observes both sides holding regular military exercises often close to the demarcation line.

Read more: OSCE Parliamentary Assembly recognizes Russia as aggressor state, MP Semerak says

Hug has clarified that it was the information gathered for the week.

He stressed that the OSCE observers have repeatedly called on both sides to withdraw heavy weapons from the demarcation line including the weapons of caliber less than 100 mm.

 
 
 
 up