EU urges Russia to free `immediately` jailed Estonian policeman

 EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Russia to free an Estonian policeman sentenced on Wednesday to 15 years in jail on espionage charges, denouncing his "abduction" as a violation of international law.

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 19, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Brussels: EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged Russia to free an Estonian policeman sentenced on Wednesday to 15 years in jail on espionage charges, denouncing his "abduction" as a violation of international law.

"The EU continues to call on the Russian Federation to act according to its international obligations, release Mr (Eston) Kohver immediately and guarantee his safe return to Estonia," Mogherini said in a statement.