Pelosi attends Crimea forum in U.S. show of solidarity with Ukraine

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is expressing the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine days after Republicans suggested that they would cut off humanitarian and military aid to the Eastern European country in its war with Russia if the GOP wins control of the House in the midterm elections.

“As Speaker, it is my privilege to join our European allies and other partners from around the globe in Croatia to deliver an unmistakable statement of our solidarity with the Ukrainian people,” she said in a statement late Sunday. “Vladimir Putin is waging an unprovoked, all-out assault on Ukraine: from the ongoing occupation of Crimea to his attempt to annex additional territories to his desperate and escalating targeting of civilians and civilian infrastructure.”

“This week, America joins our democratic partners to reaffirm our pledge to stand with the Ukrainian people in their fight for freedom and to hold Russia accountable — until…

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This article was written by Eugene Scott and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com