White House: Obama to call Putin, not considering lethal aid for Ukraine
WASHINGTON, April 14
WASHINGTON, April 14 (Reuters) - The White House on Monday said President Barack Obama would speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin soon, perhaps later in the day, and made clear the United States was not considering lethal aid for Ukraine.
"We are looking at a variety of ways to demonstrate our strong support for Ukraine including diplomatically and economically," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters.
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