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 Putin Must Take Responsibility - The Netherlands' Prime Minister Mark Rutte

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The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte says that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin should exercise his influence on the militants to make the investigation of the Malaysian aircraft catastrophe start as soon as possible.

He said this at a press conference on Saturday, Censor.NET reports, citing Ukrinform.

I want to see results in the form of unhindered access and a speedy recovery of the victims' remains. This is now priority number one. Putin must take responsibility vis-à-vis the rebels and show the Netherlands and the world that he is doing what is expected of him', Mr Rutte said.

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According to Rutte, anyone who fails to cooperate fully and immediately is leaving themselves open to very serious suspicions. He also claimed to have spoken with Putin on Saturday and expressed all requirements of the Netherlands.

"I am shocked by the images of completely disrespectful behaviour at this tragic place. In defiance of all the rules of proper investigation, people have evidently been picking through the personal and recognisable belongings of the victims. This is appalling", Rutte said.

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