#AceWorldNews – UKRAINE – April 26 – The Slavyansk self-defence forces will not immediately release the foreign military observers whom they detained Friday.
At the moment the militia considers the officers NATO spies.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry stated on Saturday that it is taking measures to resolve the situation with the detained military observers.
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry says Russia is “taking measures to resolve the situation within the framework of existing possibilities”.
“We believe that those people should be released as soon as possible,” also said Russia’s envoy to the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Andrey Kelin. “Just like all other members of the organization, we are concerned with the developments.”
“Their detention would not help with defusing the tension on the ground and de-escalating the conflict,” he added.