US calls on Russia to withdraw troops from the Crimea
This was communicated by Samantha Power, US ambassador to the UN, reports the press service of the US State Department.
“We are very concerned about reports of Russian military deployment in Crimea,” she said.
Power also stressed that the United States calls on Russia to withdraw military forces based in the region and to make concessions.
“Ukraine must be able to create own destiny and to do so freely, without intimidation or fear,” said the Ambassador.
She urged all states to respect the sovereignty of Ukraine.