Kerry: Putin will not make decision on Crimea until after referendum
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 00:44
March 14 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that Russian President Vladimir Putin will make no decision on Crimea until after Sunday's referendum. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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STORY: After six hours of meetings with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Russian President Vladimir Putin would not decide on what to do about Crimea until after Sunday, when Crimea holds a referendum on its future.
The United States has said the referendum is not legitimate.
Earlier, Lavrov said there was still no common vision with the West over Ukraine, but Russia has no plans to invade southeastern Ukraine.
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