RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Friday came out against a bipartisan call in the United States to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.
House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans wrote to President Obama calling for deliveries but so far have found few backers in the 28-nation EU.
Boehner and others found the EU approach insufficient, especially for a conflict happening on its doorstep, as they urged Obama “to lead Europe” in challenging Putin.
Britain on Friday continued its policy of providing non-lethal defense assistance to …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle