VIENNA, May 30. /ITAR-TASS/. The observation mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Friday reported that another group of its monitors had gone missing. The OSCE specified in a press release that “at around 19:00 yesterday the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine lost contact with some members of its Luhansk-based team.”
“The team was stopped in the town of Severodonetsk (100 km north of Luhansk) by gunmen,” the OSCE noted.
“The team consists of four international SMM members, as well as one Ukrainian language assistant travelling in two vehicles. The detained team is in addition to one currently missing in the East that was last heard from on the evening of May 26. That group consists of four internationals,” OSCE said.