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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry met today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to discuss diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as well as support for Ukraine’s economy as it pursues reforms. The leaders reviewed their efforts to secure a peaceful resolution to ...
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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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