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    Obama: No Decision Yet on Lethal Weapons for Ukraine
    Feb10

    Obama: No Decision Yet on Lethal Weapons for Ukraine

    Published February 09, 2015 As violence escalates in eastern Ukraine, U.S. President Barack Obama says he has not yet decided whether to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine as it fights Russian-backed separatists. Mr. Obama made the comments in Washington on Monday alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Both leaders said they will continue to...

    Plan to add Ukrainians to French aliya program draws criticism
    Feb10

    Plan to add Ukrainians to French aliya program draws criticism

    Minister cannot make aliya into a “political issue,” Avinoam Bar-Yosef, president of the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute says. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Germany Warns ‘European Order’ at Risk Ahead of Ukraine Peace Talks
    Feb10

    Germany Warns ‘European Order’ at Risk Ahead of Ukraine Peace Talks

    Published February 09, 2015 Germany has warned that the ‘peaceful order of Europe’ is at risk if the West abandons the principle of territorial integrity. German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the comments in Washington ahead of a proposed meeting in Belarus Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France, aimed at securing an end...

    Obama says US considers sending weapons to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Obama says US considers sending weapons to Ukraine

    More to this story US President Barack Obama has said that his administration is looking at all options in handling the crisis in Ukraine, but he has not yet decided whether the US will provide lethal arms to Kiev. “The possibility of lethal defence is one of those options that’s being examined. But I have not made a decision about...

    Obama says all options open on resolving Ukraine crisis
    Feb10

    Obama says all options open on resolving Ukraine crisis

    More to this story US President Barack Obama has said that his administration is looking at all options in handling the crisis in Ukraine, but he has not yet decided whether the US will provide lethal arms to Kiev. “The possibility of lethal defence is one of those options that’s being examined. But I have not made a decision about...

    Obama says all options open on resolving Ukraine crisis
    Feb10

    Obama says all options open on resolving Ukraine crisis

    US president says providing lethal arms to Kiev is on the table if diplomacy fails to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: AL...

    Obama says still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces
    Feb09

    Obama says still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces

    The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee are developing legislation seeking to commit the U.S. government to providing “defensive lethal assistance” for Ukraine, congressional aides said …read more Source: World...

    EU freezes new sanctions ahead of Ukraine peace summit
    Feb09

    EU freezes new sanctions ahead of Ukraine peace summit

    Brussels: The European Union on Monday put fresh sanctions against Moscow on hold ahead of a summit to thrash out a Ukraine peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of bloodshed. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the EU would hold off implementing new individual sanctions to improve the chances of success at the four-way summit planned for...

    Russia Sanctions on Hold as EU Waits for Peace Talks
    Feb09

    Russia Sanctions on Hold as EU Waits for Peace Talks

    PARIS—European Union foreign ministers agreed Monday to postpone further sanctions against Russia for a week to give time to a peace push to defuse the crisis in Ukraine. EU ministers meeting in Brussels made it clear their decision to delay new sanctions against Russia did not mean repealing them… …read more Source:...

    Obama, Merkel warn of new options on Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel warn of new options on Ukraine

    ‘If, at a certain point in time, one has to say that a success is not possible, even if one puts every effort into it, then the United States and Europe have to sit together and try and explore further possibilities.’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

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