US Says 'Outraged' That Ukrainian Forces Shot Protestors

US Says 'Outraged' That Ukrainian Forces Shot Protestors

Via AFP:

The White House said Thursday it was "outraged" that Ukrainian forces had turned automatic weapons on demonstrators as a short-lived truce shattered in Kiev.

In a statement, White House press secretary Jay Carney called for the withdrawal of government forces from the front lines in the Ukrainian capital, but did not specify what consequences there would be from Washington after its previous, repeated calls for an end to violence were ignored.

"We are outraged by the images of Ukrainian security forces firing automatic weapons on their own people," Carney said.

"We urge President (Vi...

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