Donetsk, Sep 26 - DAN. OSCE Special Monitoring Mission forward base in Gorlovka remains under DPR protection, said Viktoria Talakina, spokeswoman of the DPR’s top negotiator at Minsk talks Denis Pushilin.

“The OSCE patrol base in Gorlovka is protected as usual,” she said commenting on statements alleging Donetsk’s refusal to provide security of the mission.

Earlier, the press service of the headquarters for so-called “anti-terrorist operation” said that DPR had refused to provide security of the OSCE SMM forward patrol base in Gorlovka.*jk