WASHINGTON The United States on Sunday condemned an attack on particular monitoring missions in japanese Ukraine and called on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to right away notice the ceasefire underneath the Minsk agreements.
”We condemn Friday’s concentrating on of OSCE particular monitoring mission (SMM) screens and the seizure of a SMM unmanned aerial automobile by combined-Russian separatist forces,” the State Department mentioned in a assertion.
“It is essential that these forces halt their assaults on civilian infrastructure, such as the Donetsk drinking water filtration station. We connect with on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to right away notice the stop-fire, withdraw all hefty weapons, and allow total and unfettered obtain to the OSCE screens.”
(Reporting by Lucia Mutikani Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)