Russia to take all possible steps to free OSCE observers -agencies

MOSCOW, April 26 Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:33am EDT

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MOSCOW, April 26 (Reuters) - Russia will take all possible steps to free detained OSCE military observers in the Ukrainian town of Slaviansk, Russian news agencies reported on Saturday, citing Russia's envoy to the Vienna-based Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

"We think that these people need to be freed as soon as possible," Andrei Kelin said in comments cited by ITAR-TASS. "Russia as a member of the OSCE will undertake all possible steps in this matter." (Reporting By Jason Bush, editing by Nigel Stephenson)

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