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OSCE strongly concerned about Russia's recognition of DPR/LPR documents

21.02.2017 р., 14:50

Russia's recognition of documents issued in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions contradicts the Donbas settlement goals, the OSCE said in a statement posted."The OSCE chairmanship expresses strong concern about this measure taken by the Russian Federation," the statement said."The OSCE Chairmanship notes that documents issued on the sovereign territory of Ukraine are only valid if done so by the internationally recognized authorities," the statement said.

The recognition by the Russian leader of passports issued by the militias of so-called the D{R and LPR was sharply criticized in the USA, in the European Union and other international institutions.

OSCE strongly concerned about Russia's recognition of DPR/LPR documents

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