Washington: Ukraine prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is scheduled to meet President Obama in Washington D.C. on Wednesday in an attempt to resolve Russia’s invasion of Crimea. The meeting signifies the U.S. supporting Yatsenyuk as the rightful leader of the Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin is accused of orchestrating an unconstitutional coup to take power away from Yatsenyuk and his government.
A referendum on March 16 will decide whether Crimea will break away from Ukraine and join Russia.
The White House said that the meeting will focus on options to peacefully resolve Russia’s military intervention in the Ukrainian region of Crimea, further it add that the resolution must respect Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.