OSCE: Banned weapons used in Donbas more often

16:40, 04 August 2017
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Last week, the observers of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine recorded an increase in the number of cases of using banned weapons in Donbas, while the number of ceasefire violations decreased by 20%.


"Last week OSCE SMM recorded 20% decrease in no. of ceasefire violations in e[astern] Ukraine compared to week before," the OSCE SMM to Ukraine wrote on Twitter citing Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE SMM to Ukraine Alexander Hug.

Read alsoTurchynov inspects Russian TV jamming system along contact line in Donbas"Rise in no. of explosions caused by mortars & artillery: 137 vs. 88 week before – still relatively low compared to early Feb/mid-Apr," Hug said at a briefing on Friday.

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