Brussels, 26/09/2015
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STATEMENT

Statement by the Spokesperson on the release of Estonian police officer Eston Kohver

Eston Kohver, the Estonian police officer who was abducted by Russian Security Services on Estonian territory a year ago, was today released from prison in Russia. Throughout his detention, the EU, in close cooperation with Estonia, was calling for his immediate release and for respect of due process. We are pleased that Eston Kohver returned home and was reunited with his family.