– Desperate Ukraine Pleads: “Red Line Has Already Been Crossed” (ZeroHedge, April 24, 2014):
Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Danylo Lubkivsky exhorted to US State department officials, “let’s not look for further time frames,” demanding “all necessary pressure” be applied now. The red line has already been crossed and, as Bloomberg reports, Lubkivsky says he hopes U.S., EU don’t prioritize political concerns over moral ones and that the West will help with economic, diplomatic and military assistance.
As Bloomberg reports,
“Let’s not look for further time frames” and instead exert “all necessary pressure,” Ukrainian deputy foreign minister Danylo Lubkivsky tells State Dept officials, journalists, researchers in Washington.
Says he hopes U.S., EU don’t prioritize political concerns over moral ones and that the West will help with economic, diplomatic and military assistance
“We will defend ourselves, but we do believe that Ukraine will not be alone at this time facing such an enormous” threat, Lubkivsky says
Says Crimea will return to Ukraine; “majority of international community clearly supported Ukraine in terms of Crimea and our territorial independence”
Translation: You’re all talk, US!! Please give us some real support or Russia will roll all over us…