Biden's Call On Ukraine With Prime Minister Fico Of Slovakia



Published on 19 April 2014


by Office of the Spokesperson

(WireNews+Co)

Washington, D.C.

Joe Biden
Joe Biden

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
April 17, 2014

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia

Vice President Biden spoke today with Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico. The Vice President and Prime Minister discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine. The Vice President underscored the United States’ support for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, contingent on Russia’s disavowal and cessation of destabilizing actions within Ukraine. The two leaders agreed that if Russia further escalated the situation in Ukraine, it would face mounting consequences for its actions. The Vice President thanked the Prime Minister for Slovakia’s commitment to bolstering energy security within Europe, including by supporting the reverse flow of natural gas to Ukraine.

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Posted 2014-04-19 12:20:00