The militants “pressed” the drone of the OSCE observers

The militants of illegal armed groups seized the unmanned aerial vehicle of OSCE observers.

This was stated by the head of the special OSCE monitoring mission Ertugrul Apakan.

According to him, the incident occurred at 14.30 on Friday, February 24, near Yasinovataya. Observers tried to launch drone to monitor probable shelling of Donetsk filtration station, but the militants sent them weapons, and seized the drone.

After that, one of the separatists opened fire near a patrol of SMM.

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Ertugrul Apakan, condemned such actions of the militants, calling them “a direct challenge to the collective freedom of the 57 participating States of the OSCE, and “Minsk agreements”.

The head of the OSCE mission insisted on bringing the militants to justice.

We will remind, recently the militants have taken representatives of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE documents on the withdrawal of heavy military equipment. It happened during a meeting of the OSCE mission with the leaders of terrorist groups”, L/DNI.”