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KYIV, 19 January 2018 – The Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug will be in eastern Ukraine from 21 to 25 January 2018. He will assess the security situation along the contact line and its impact on civilians, engage with communities on the ground and visit sites of repair projects for critical infrastructure which the Mission has been facilitating...
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PRESS RELEASE

OSCE Special Monitoring Mission’s Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug to visit eastern Ukraine

KYIV, 19 January 2018 – The Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug will be in eastern Ukraine from 21 to 25 January 2018. He will assess the security situation along the contact line and its impact on civilians, engage with communities on the ground and visit sites of repair projects for critical infrastructure which the Mission has been facilitating.

During the visit, Hug will join OSCE monitors as they patrol locations along the contact line. Journalists are invited to join Hug on these patrols.

He will also hold news briefings, the exact time and locations of which will be communicated via social media (@OSCE_SMM, www.facebook.com/oscesmm) in due course.

Media representatives need to take care of their own travel arrangements and accommodation as well as their access and ability to work in the area. Please note that the Mission cannot provide security or access guarantees for the media.

Journalists wishing to join Hug during the visit should contact:

Mariia Aleksevych: +380 50 381 51 92; e-mail mariia.aleksevych@osce.org ; smm-media@osce.org



For PDF attachments or links to sources of further information, please visit: http://www.osce.org/special-monitoring-mission-to-ukraine/367211

Contacts:


Mariia Aleksevych
26 Turhenievska Street
01054 Kyiv
Ukraine
Office: +380 44 392 0849
Mobile: +380 50 381 5192
Mobile: +380 93 691 6790
mariia.aleksevych@osce.org