WHOOPS.....There it is, the Obama Warning comes after the EU has spoken out. Coming thru with the Atlantic Wire. Warning the Ukrainian Government!
Obama Condemns Kiev Violence in a Warning to Ukraine's Government.....
While traveling in Mexico on Wednesday, President Obama addressed the ongoing violence in Ukraine on Wednesday with a strong statement aimed primarily at the Ukrainian government. "The US condemns in strongest terms the violence" in the country, said Obama, according to the White House's pool report, adding, "We hold the Ukrainian government primarily responsible for making sure that it is dealing with peaceful protestors in an appropriate way."
In his statement to reporters, Obama added that the White House was "going to be watching very carefully," and expected the Ukrainian government to "show restraint" in the future. He added that he expected the "peaceful protesters to remain peaceful," and that "there will be consequences if people step over the line... that includes making sure that the Ukrainian military does not step into [a set of issues that should be settled by civilians]." Obama also indicated that the US was "deeply engaged" with European allies over the crisis. Here's the full statement from the pool:.....snip~
Obama Condemns Kiev Violence in a Warning to Ukraine's Government
The Atlantic Wire