According to the web page of the Polish MFA, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges Russian Federation to return its representatives to the membership in the Joint Center for Control and Co-ordination.

“We strongly believe that the Russian side will decide to promptly return to the JCCC,” said the message.

Polish MFA noted their concern on the possible escalation of the Donbas conflict.

Earlier, Ulrike Demmer, representative of the German administration stated that the responsibility for possible escalation and victims in the Donbas to fall on Russia if it would not reconsider the decision on the withdrawal of its officers from the JCCC.

Earlier, QHA reported that December 18, Russian Foreign Ministry informed that Russian representatives of the JCCC to leave Ukraine on December 19 because of the "tense moral and psychological situation".

In the Ukrainian diplomatic mission, Russia's withdrawal from the JCCC was already called a provocation that significantly undermines the Minsk agreements. Ukrainian diplomats also called it the Kremlin's desire to evade its responsibility as the party of the conflict, for the consequences of armed aggression against the Ukrainian state.