WATCH LIVE: Obama To Address Situation In Ukraine At 4:45pm ET

ASSOCIATED PRESS

President Barack Obama will address the deteriorating situation in Ukraine from the White House briefing room at 4:45pm ET on Friday, the Associated Press reported.

Ukraine’s acting president urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop “provocations” in Crimea and pull back military forces from the area.

Watch Obama’s statement live below:

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Igor Bobic is the assistant editor of Talking Points Memo, helping oversee the site’s coverage of politics and policy in Washington. While originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Igor feels best at home on the beaches of Southern California. He can be reached at igor@talkingpointsmemo.com.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK