OSCE confirms observers stopped from entering Crimea

An Ukrainian officer looks through binoculars at an air base in Belbek, not far from Sevastopol on March 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ VIKTOR DRACHEV

VIENNA: The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe confirmed Thursday that its military observers have been preventing from entering Ukraine's Black Sea peninsula Crimea.

"We can now confirm that the military verification/observers were indeed prevented from entering Crimean territory," spokeswoman Natacha Rajakovic said.





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