The United States urged Russia to help investigate the death of their citizen in the East of Ukraine
The US state Department said that “shocked and deeply saddened” by the death of an employee of the OSCE mission.
Moscow. April 24. INTERFAX.RU — the United States urged Russia to use its influence in the East of Ukraine to the OSCE was allowed to investigate the death of a US citizen, employee of the OSCE mission.
“US calls on Russia to use its influence among the separatists to allow OSCE to conduct a full, transparent and timely investigation”, — said in a statement, acting state Department spokesman Mark Toner released on Sunday.
As noted in the document, “the United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen who had served as a nurse in the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE, the explosion of his car into separatist-controlled territory in Eastern Ukraine.”
“This death underlines that the brave members of the monitoring mission working in increasingly dangerous conditions, including access restrictions, threats and persecution,” the statement said M. Toner.
Sunday in the breakaway Luhansk people’s Republic blew up a car of the OSCE SMM. The explosion killed an employee of the mission, U.S. citizen, two citizen of the Czech Republic and a German citizen — were injured, they were hospitalized in the hospital in Lugansk.