Zerohedge: Obama & Merkel ‘Agree’: No Prospect Of “Military Solution” In Ukraine

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-09/obama-merkel-agree-no-prospect-military-solution-ukraine

“Success is anything but certain,” warned Germany’s Merkel during the uncomfortably un-united joint press conference as both the leaders appeared to be able to agree on only one thing – that a military solution will not happen. This was followed by what appeared to be President Obama conceding to Merkel that the provision of arms to Ukraine was kinda sorta ‘off-the-table’ – though still under “ongoing analysis.”  Hopes remain for a diplomatic solution and President Obama even concluded, “we are not looking for Russia to fail. … Our preference is for a strong, vibrant, confident Russia.” Other items that caused some tension included Iran, Israel, NSA “trust” and US asking for “benefit of the doubt,” and Greek anti-austerity plans…

MERKEL SAYS ’I DON’T SEE A MILITARY SOLUTION’ ON UKRAINE pic.twitter.com/8uVeZq2ege

— zerohedge (@zerohedge) February 9, 2015

Obama’s comments…

  • *OBAMA SAYS RUSSIA-UKRAINE AND ISLAMIC STATE DOMINATED TALKS
  • *OBAMA: RUSSIA VIOLATED JUST ABOUT EVERY AGREEMENT IN MINSK PACT
  • *OBAMA: RUSSIAN ACTIONS HAVE ONLY STRENGTHENED WESTERN RESOLVE
  • *OBAMA SAYS HE CONTINUES TO ENCOURAGE DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION
  • *OBAMA SAYS HE, MERKEL AGREED ON RUSSIAN SANCTIONS STRATEGY
  • *OBAMA: RUSSIAN ISOLATION WILL ONLY WORSEN W/O CHANGE OF COURSE
  • *OBAMA: LITTLE PROSPECT FOR MILITARY SOLUTION TO UKRAINE-RUSSIA
  • *OBAMA SAYS RUSSIA WILL FACE MORE SANCTIONS WITHOUT ACTION
  • *OBAMA SAYS HE’S ASKED TEAM TO LOOK AT `ALL OPTIONS’ ON RUSSIA
  • *OBAMA: LETHAL WEAPONS TO UKRAINE IS ONE OPTION; NO DECISION YET
  • *OBAMA SAYS HE STILL HOPES DIPLOMATIC ACTION WILL PERSUADE PUTIN
  • *OBAMA SAYS GOAL IS ONLY FOR UKRAINE TO BE ABLE TO DEFEND ITSELF
  • *OBAMA SAYS `ONGOING ANALYSIS’ IN DECISION ON WEAPONS TO UKRAINE
  • *OBAMA: `NO DOUBT’ SNOWDEN ISSUE DAMAGED GERMANS’ VIEW OF U.S.
  • *OBAMA SAYS GERMANS SHOULD TRY TO GIVE U.S. BENEFIT OF DOUBT

Merkel’s comments…

  • *MERKEL SAYS SHE, OBAMA SHARE SAME PRINCIPLES ON UKRAINE-RUSSIA
  • *MERKEL SAYS ESSENTIAL TO DEFEND TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY PRINCIPLE
  • *MERKEL SAYS ‘I DON’T SEE A MILITARY SOLUTION’ ON UKRAINE
  • *MERKEL SAYS GOAL REMAINS DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION ON UKRAINE-RUSSIA
  • *MERKEL SAYS SHE, HOLLANDE SEEKING CEASE-FIRE IN UKRAINE
  • *MERKEL SAYS ‘SUCCESS IS ANYTHING BUT CERTAIN’ IN UKRAINE TALKS
  • *MERKEL SAYS IT’S BEEN RIGHT TO RAISE ECONOMIC COSTS ON RUSSIA
  • *MERKEL SAYS U.S.-EUROPE TIES TRUMP ARMS-TO-UKRAINE ISSUE
  • *MERKEL SAYS STILL DISAGREEMENT ON SOME POINTS ON NSA ISSUE

*  *  *

And then there’s this…

Obama: “We are not looking for Russia to fail. … Our preference is for a strong, vibrant, confident Russia.” pic.twitter.com/lhhyZkQSd7

— The Hill (@thehill) February 9, 2015

The bottom line – whether for appearances or not – President Obama came across a lot less hawkish than we suspect Poroshenko and the Ukrainian military was hoping for him to be.

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2 Responses to Zerohedge: Obama & Merkel ‘Agree’: No Prospect Of “Military Solution” In Ukraine

  1. Ken Harris says:

    Obama: “We are not looking for Russia to fail. … Our preference is for a strong, vibrant, confident Russia.” As long as Russia throws it’s lot in with the rest of US cabal minions. Otherwise, a BS statement if there ever was one.

  2. Hildegard says:

    “Obama: “We are not looking for Russia to fail. … Our preference is for a strong, vibrant, confident Russia.” YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME!!!! This idiot is just too much.

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