Wednesday, April 30, 2014

U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine: U.S. Would React Immediately If Russia Invaded Ukraine

U.S. Would React Immediately If Russia Invaded Ukraine, Says American Ambassador -- UPI

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine condemned the recent violence in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants as "terrorism, pure and simple." U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt spoke Tuesday at a press conference, warning that a Russian invasion into Ukraine would merit an instantaneous response from the U.S.

KIEV, Ukraine, April 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt said Tuesday that the U.S. would respond immediately if Russia were to invade Ukraine.

Speaking at a press conference in Kiev on Tuesday, the ambassador said that Russian troop movements into Ukraine would constitute a serious escalation. According to the Kyiv Post, the U.S. would respond immediately and that "such a scenario would lead to tragic consequences."

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Update #1: US 'to react' if Russia crosses into Ukraine -- Al Jazeera
Update #2: US to respond immediately if Russian troops cross Ukrainian border, says Ambassador Pyatt -- Interfax

My Comment: Here is an easy prediction .... these comments are going to elicit a quick response from Moscow. 

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I REALLY hope that his claim of the US reacting is only a scare tactic. It better be because it looks like our future is at stake here. Im probably overstating but who knows?