Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Russia-1 TV Channel, Censor.NET reports citing Ria Novosti.
Lavrov suggested that OSCE monitors could be armed with pistols for self-defense purposes.
"We can interpret this as an element of policing, but first of all we are talking about monitoring of weapon withdrawal process," he said.
Earlier, Petro Poroshenko asked Germany to accelerate deploying of the OSCE armed police mission in the Donbas.
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