"The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to send observers (in Belarus) — to monitor the trials of presidential candidates, activists (election) campaign and other persons who have been charged in connection with the events following the presidential elections in Belarus on December 19. "
This statement was made on Monday ODIHR Director Yanesh Lenarcic, according to the website of OSCE.
The statement was a response to the invitation of the official Minsk, as reported in Friday's press secretary of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Andrei Savinykh.
It is expected that the first group of four observers arrive in Belarus on Wednesday to watch courts over Dmitry Medvedev and Russian citizens Ivan Gaponavym and Artem Brevsam.
The observers will monitor all key processes in the case of riots December 19 and make public the results of the mission a special report, the website of the organization.