UN diplomat 'refused to leave with men blocking car'

UN representative Robert Serry says he refused to leave with men blocking his car in Ukraine's Crimea region, ITV News' Europe Editor James Mates reports.


He refused to go with men blocking car, got out and walked until he found coffee shop. He's asked ITV News team to stay with him. #Ukraine


UN special envoy Robert Serry's assistant says she saw at least one man with a gun among group who blocked his car. #Ukraine

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Envoy forced to end Crimea trip after being trapped by militia

ITV News' James Mates was with the United Nations special envoy Robert Serry as he agreed to end his mission to Crimea after he refused to go with a group of men who blocked his car and then local militia refused to let him leave a coffee shop.