Obama: U.S. And Allies United Against Russia-Ukraine Actions

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says the U.S. and allies are united against Russia's actions in Ukraine. Obama again condemned Russia's annexation of Crimea and says Russia must scale back the violence by the elections on May 25th.
Obama said the U.S. and allies remain optimistic that a "diplomatic resolution" can be achieved. The comments came after a Friday morning meeting at the White House with German Chancellor Angela Merkel ,
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President Obama says they want a peaceful solution to the events in the Ukraine.
President Obama says Russia needs to release foreign military observers that are being held captive.
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