A group of OSCE observers being held in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk includes three German soldiers, a German translator, and military observers from the Czech Republic, Poland, Sweden and Denmark, a spokesman for the ministry in Berlin said.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt wrote:
Extremely concerned with OSCE inspectors being abducted in Eastern Ukraine. Including one Swede. They must be released immediately.
More top news
The ISIS execution gang fronted by 'Jihadi John' had two British extremists who learned radical Islam together in London, ITV News reveals.
Today started quite promising for many, largely dry and sunny.
Turkish deputy premier says 15,000 refugees from Syria have been admitted with a further 30,000 refugees being cared for across the border