NEWSWATCH: “Trump Calls on Russia and Ukraine to Make Peace; Message marks shift in tone from Washington on Ukraine” – Wall Street Journal/ Nathan Hodge, Paul Sonne

Map of Ukraine, Including Crimea, and Neighbors, Including Russia

“… Trump called on Russia and Ukraine to make peace Thursday, presenting himself as something of a neutral peacemaker between the nations, a day after meeting foreign ministers from both countries in Washington. … Trump tweeted two side-by-side photos of himself – one with … Lavrov and another with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin – and said he met with the two top diplomats in the same day …. ‘Lets make peace!’ a headline beneath the photographs reads …. a shift in tone from Washington on Ukraine. … Russia and Ukraine have been in conflict since Moscow annexed … Crimea from Kiev in 2014. … Pence said he ’emphasized unwavering U.S. support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity’ in his meeting with … Klimkin.”

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