White House: Violence in Kiev 'completely outrageous'




 
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White House: Violence in Kiev 'completely outrageous'
 
February 19th, 2014  
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Topic: White House: Violence in Kiev 'completely outrageous'


White House: Violence in Kiev 'completely outrageous'
The White House on Wednesday called the deadly violence on the streets of Kiev "completely outrageous" and renewed its appeal for calm, warning that sanctions against Ukraine could follow. The comments from US Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes came as President Barack Obama headed to Mexico for a summit of North American leaders. Obama was expected to make public comments on Ukraine later in the day, Rhodes told reporters aboard Air Force One. Clashes in the Ukrainian capital between police and anti-government protesters that have claimed 26 lives are "completely outrageous" and "have no place in the 21st century," Rhodes said.




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