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Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at a Meeting With European Council President Donald Tusk

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you, Mr. President.  It’s — I’m happy to be back in Brussels.  Deepening and strengthening the U.S. relationship with the European Union is one of our administration’s highest priorities, and that’s why I’m happy to be back here and happy to meet with the new EU leadership. But, Mr. President, ...
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Ongoing Violations of International Law and Defiance of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation in Ukraine

As we speak here in Vienna, Russia-backed separatists continue to press their offensive against Ukrainian government forces all along and far beyond the agreed line of contact in eastern Ukraine. Debaltseve is under siege. The separatists attacked the headquarters of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination—after the Russian officers had evacuated to safety– reportedly ...
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U.S. Assistance for Vulnerable Populations in Ukraine

On February 5, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. Government intends to provide $16.4 million in new humanitarian assistance to help Ukrainians affected by the violence in the Donbas. These contributions will support the work of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), and ...
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