OSCE SMM's Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug will soon leave his post. He stated this in an interview with Russian Kommersant.
He noted that his mission on this post would end on October 31.
"The OSCE is not a career organization, it is possible to work in its structures for not more than ten years. I have reached this limit and therefore, I leave my post", - he noted.
When asked about his successor, he replied that the OSCE leadership would take the decision. "…I cannot comment on it. We should wait until new person takes the office", - he said.
Alexander Hug is on the post of OSCE SMM's Principal Deputy Chief Monitor from March 2014.