Obama Thanks Ireland for Support of Ukrainian Democracy

President Barack Obama thanked Ireland on Friday (March 14) for its strong support of democracy in Ukraine during recent weeks of unrest. "Ireland has been a strong voice in the European Council for the need to send a clear message of support for Ukrainian democracy and self-determination and a strong message to Russia that it should not violate the integrity and sovereignty of its neighbor," Obama said in the White House alongside Prime Minister Enda Kenny.

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