Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Wednesday spoke with the appeal, which tried to convince the release held in Ukraine OSCE observers.
Two groups of OSCE observers were caught in the East of Ukraine at the end of may and still reported missing. First group of 4 international observers was arrested East of Donetsk. Later, in Severodonetsk (North of Lugansk), was detained another group, which included four international observers and one Ukrainian worker. Responsibility for the kidnapping took not on your own shoulders, " no 1 citizen, no organization, told in a special monitoring mission of OSCE in Ukraine. The Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Alexander Borodai said on Wednesday that the OSCE observers will soon be released, may be in the coming days.
" To all on whom it depends, treated with an earnest request to intervene on behalf of the group of observers from the Organization for security and co-operation in the European Union, arrested in the South-East of Ukraine. I am convinced that the release of these persons will be another important manifestation of good will and desire for a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian fall ", - reported in the statement of the Patriarch, the text of which was distributed by his press service.
The Primate of the ROC also said that the Responsibility for contacts from the Russian Orthodox Church on the problems associated with the exemption of observers, he gave the Metropolitan of Rostov and Novocherkassk mercury." Let the help of God accompanies all good steps that are able to lead to the overcoming of the civil war, to establish a durable and just peace in Ukraine ", - says the statement of the Patriarch.