Obama condemns Kiev violence

, Posted: Wed, February 19 2014 at 2:57 PM, Updated: Wed, February 19 2014 at 3:08 PM

(NBC News)  President Obama has warned the government of Ukraine to stop killing peaceful protesters.

The day after 25 people died as police clashed with protesters in Kiev, Mr. Obama warned of what he called "consequences" for the Ukrainian government.

"We hold the Ukrainian government primarily responsible for ensuring they are dealing with peaceful protesters in an appropriate way," he said.

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