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16 March 201712:31

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Ambassador Martin Sajdik, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group for Ukraine, and senior officials of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

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On March 16, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Ambassador Martin Sajdik, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to the Trilateral Contact Group for Ukraine, and heads of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: Chief Monitor Ertugrul Apakan and Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug.

The parties discussed the OSCE Mission’s activities in great detail and reviewed possible measures for boosting its efficiency under the current mandate. They emphasised the importance of maintaining objective and unbiased work.

They also exchanged opinions on the progress of the talks between the conflicting parties, representatives of Kiev and Donbass, at the Trilateral Contact Group and underscored the need for the parties to implement the complex of measures to honour the Minsk Agreements of February 12, 2015, as the only option for an intra-Ukrainian peace settlement.

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