Ukraine separatists say in touch with OSCE mediators

by Reuters
Sunday, 20 April 2014 14:10 GMT

SLAVIANSK, Ukraine, April 20 (Reuters) - The self-styled mayor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk, which is controlled by armed pro-Russian separatists, said on Sunday he had been in contact with mediators from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Vyacheslav Ponomaryov, speaking at a news conference in Slaviansk, did not say what he had discussed with the mediators. (Reporting by Conor Humphries; Writing by Christian Lowe)