Adopted at the special meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council on 20 January 2015
The Permanent Council,
Expresses its serious concern over the military escalation in recent days in eastern
Calls for an immediate ceasefire by all sides and the full implementation of the Minsk Protocol of 5 September 2014, and Memorandum of 19 September 2014;
Expresses its full support to the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini and calls upon all signatories of the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum to meet as soon as possible in order to achieve practical progress on the full implementation of the Minsk agreements;
Supports all efforts being made, including in the Normandy format, to de-escalate the
Emphasizes that all sides should fully respect and ensure the safety and security of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine monitors on the ground, and fully co-operate with the Mission.