POTUS spoke to President Putin of Russia this afternoon about the situation in #Ukraine. Readout to come—
Ben Rhodes (@rhodes44) March 16, 2014
EU External Action (@eu_eeas) March 16, 2014
Yahoo: Crimea Vote Result Won’t Be Recognized: EU’s Barroso, Van Rompuy
The secession referendum in Ukraine’s Crimea is illegal and illegitimate and its outcome will not be recognized, The European Union’s top officials said in a joint statement on Sunday.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy also called on Russia to withdraw its armed forces to their pre-crisis numbers and to usual areas of deployment.
Paulina Migalska (@Paulina_SE) March 16, 2014
Euromaidan PR (@EuromaidanPR) March 16, 2014