Ukraine blames rebels for not allowing access to crash site

by Reuters
Sunday, 27 July 2014 14:04 GMT

MOSCOW, July 27 (Reuters) - Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Sunday rebels had prevented international experts from reaching the site where a Malaysian passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine.

"Terrorists back to their normal outrageous practice: they don't allow OSCE (the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) monitors to access the #MH17 site claiming Ukraine army is fighting nearby," Klimkin said on Twitter. "Their argument is fake. Ukraine is committed to its unilateral ceasefire within a 40 km zone." (Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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