Obama national security aides discuss potential policy options for Ukraine

by Reuters
Saturday, 1 March 2014 20:31 GMT

WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's national security team met on Saturday for an update on the situation in Ukraine and to discuss potential policy options, a senior Obama administration official said.

The meeting came as Ukraine asked the United States and other key members of the U.N. Security Council to help safeguard its territorial integrity after Russia announced plans to send armed forces into the country's autonomous Crimea region.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Editing by Eric Beech)

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