UPDATE 2-Kerry tells Russia's Lavrov investigators must get access to Ukraine crash site

July 19, 2014 9:14 PM

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WASHINGTON/MOSCOW, July 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in a phone call with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday, stressed that investigators must get full access to the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine, the State Department said.

Kerry told Lavrov the United States is "very concerned" over reports that the remains of victims and debris from the site of Thursday's crash have been removed or tampered with, the department said in a statement.

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