Obama urges Putin to support peace in Ukraine

(AGI) Washington, June 24 - U.S. President Barack Obama hastold his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he should usehis influence to promote peace in Ukraine or incur newsanctions, the White House reported. In a telephoneconversation, Obama urged Putin to end military support topro-Russian separatists and to work towards implementing apeace plan proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.Obama said Russia's words have to be translated into action andwarned that the United States "are getting ready". . .

(AGI) Washington, June 24 - U.S. President Barack Obama hastold his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he should usehis influence to promote peace in Ukraine or incur newsanctions, the White House reported. In a telephoneconversation, Obama urged Putin to end military support topro-Russian separatists and to work towards implementing apeace plan proposed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.Obama said Russia's words have to be translated into action andwarned that the United States "are getting ready". . .