OSCE stands for peaceful settlement in Crimea

26 February 2014 12:32
(QHA) -

All 57 member-countries of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) support only peaceful settlement of a tense situation in the Ukrainian autonomous republic of Crimea, head of the Ukrainian Security Service Valentin Nalivaichenko said after talks with OSCE Special Representative for Ukraine Tim Guldimann in Kyiv, VOR reports.

"All 57 OSCE states come out in support of only peaceful settlement of the situation in the Ukrainian autonomous republic of Crimea," Nalivaichenko noted.

"Each OSCE state, including Russia, is prepared to support peaceful settlement and not to permit encroachments on territorial integrity of Ukraine, which had just ended its OSCE rotating presidency. A common intention of OSCE states is to promote peaceful settlement of the situation," he added.

To recall, thousands of Crimean Tatar activists gathered at the building of Crimean Parliament in Simferopol, chanting “Crimea in not Russia”.

There are also Russian activists at the rally. They stand for Ukraine secede from Ukraine, shouting "Russia,Russia"