8 September 2014

OSCE publishes text of Minsk protocol



1. Ensure the immediate bilateral ceasefire.
2. Ensure the monitoring and verification by the OSCE of the ceasefire.

3. A decentralization of power, including through the adoption of the 
law of Ukraine "about local government provisional arrangements in some 
areas of Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts" (law on the special status).

4. Ensure the permanent monitoring of the Ukrainian-Russian border and 
verification by the OSCE with the creation of security zones in the 
border regions of Ukraine and the Russian Federation.
5. To immediately release all hostages and illegally detained persons.
6. A law on preventing the prosecution and punishment of persons in 
connection with the events that have taken place in some areas of 
Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts.
7. Continue the inclusive national dialogue.
8. To take measures to improve the humanitarian situation in Donbass.
9. Ensure early local elections in accordance with the law of Ukraine 
"about local government provisional arrangements in some areas of 
Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts" (law on the special status). 
10. Withdraw the illegal armed groups, military equipment, as well as fighters and mercenaries from Ukraine.
11. To adopt the program of economic recovery and reconstruction of Donbas region.
12. To provide personal security for the participants in the consultations.