Kiev, Ukraine (AP) U.S. Vice President dick Cheney has pledged U.S. support for Ukraine following last month's war between neighboring Russia and Georgia.
Cheney says in remarks Friday that Ukrainians should be able to live “without the threat of tyranny, economic blackmail and military invasion or intimidation.” he says the United States has a “deep and abiding interest” in Ukraine's security.
Cheney spoke after meeting with president Viktor Yushchenko. Cheney's visit to Ukraine and two other ex-Soviet Republics signaled that the United States will continue cultivating close ties in the region.
That's even after Russia showed it was willing to use military force against countries along its border.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.