Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev


Office of the Vice President

For Immediate Release
March 3, 2014

Vice President Biden called Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev this morning, following the Prime Minister’s discussion with Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk over the weekend.  The Vice President urged Russia to pull back its forces, support the immediate deployment of international monitors to Ukraine, and begin a meaningful political dialogue with the Ukrainian government.