Russia, separatists and Ukraine should conclude a truce, the American president said delivering a speech in the White House on Friday. The US leader noted that the parties had all the possibilities to make this step. According to Obama, the incident emphasizes the importance of restoring peace in Ukraine.
Regarding the situation in Ukraine, Obama has said he doesn’t see any role for the USA apart from what is already being done. In reply to a question on his intentions regarding Russia, the American president once again stated the stance of USA including the thesis of preferable diplomatic settlement.
Malaysia Airlines’ Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed Thursday evening on the territory of Ukraine, in the Donetsk region near the Grabovo village. The plane carried 298 people, all of them died.