VILNIUS, March 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius told journalists on Wednesday that military observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have been banned from entering Crimea.
“We wish they were allowed to enter Crimea very much but we cannot give any guarantees,” the Lithuanian diplomat said. He added the peninsula had a ‘specific leadership’ that was reluctant to contact with other organizations. Nevertheless, Linkevicius said he hoped the observers would be able to convince their Crimean partners.