U.S. condemns Putin move to annex Ukraine's Crimea region

by Reuters
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 16:25 GMT

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - The United States condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's attempt on Tuesday to formally annex Ukraine's Crimea region and would not recognize Russia's move, the White House said.

"We would not recognize this attempted annexation," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters in a briefing. (Reporting by Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Bill Trott)


Latest News
Comments Close
U.S. condemns Putin move to annex Ukraine's Crimea region

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus