Obama: US ready to impose more sanctions over Ukraine's Crimea but diplomacy still option

By REUTERS
March 17, 2014 17:00

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Monday said the United States was ready to impose further sanctions on Russia over its incursion into Ukraine's Crimea region but that there was still a path to resolve the crisis diplomatically.

Obama, in a statement to reporters, also underscored NATO's "solemn commitment" to the collective defense of the alliance's members.


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