Hours before he is set to meet privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Barack Obama criticized the Russian government as he called for diplomacy and international cooperation at the 70th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.
“We cannot stand by when the sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation is flagrantly violated,” Obama said Monday in New York, referring to Russia’s move into Ukraine.
President Barack Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly, Sept. 28, 2015 at the United Nations in New York. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)
He said the basis of sanctions on Russia was not a return to the Cold …read more
Source: The Blaze