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Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko regarding the situation in the east, additional non-lethal U.S. security assistance to Ukraine, and new sanctions on Russian-backed separatists and their supporters. The Vice President noted with concern the ongoing violations of the ceasefire by Russia-backed separatists near Donetsk and Mariupol and their refusal ...
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Testimony on Ukraine Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee by Victoria Nuland

Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Menendez and members of this committee—thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today on the situation in Ukraine and for your personal investment in that country’s future. As many of you know from your travels, your meetings and the establishment of the bipartisan Senate Ukraine Caucus last month, Ukrainians ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry And Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius

SECRETARY KERRY:  Good morning, everybody.  It’s my pleasure to welcome my friend, Linas Linkevicius, the foreign minister of Lithuania, and I’m very, very happy to have him here in Washington.  We have worked very closely together in any number of meetings and fora around the world.  Lithuania may be small, but let me tell you, ...
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Remarks by President Obama and European Council President Donald Tusk before Bilateral Meeting

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, it is a great pleasure to welcome Donald Tusk to the White House in his new role.  I had outstanding experiences working with him during the time that he was Prime Minister of Poland, one of our closest allies, and was consistently impressed with his outstanding work and his strong support for ...
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