Biden Offers Ukraine U.S. Assistance To Determine Cause Of Crashed Plane

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko by phone on Thursday about the Malaysia Airlines jet reportedly shot down in Ukraine near the Russian border.

“Vice President Biden who is traveling in Detroit today just got off the phone with President Poroshenko. On the call the Vice President offered U.S. assistance to help to determine what happened and why,” a White House official said, according to a pool report.

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