Kerry in Kiev to Try to Deescalate Ukraine Crisis

Martha Raddatz reports from Kiev where the secretary of state is meeting with new Ukraine government.
3:00 | 03/04/14

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Transcript for Kerry in Kiev to Try to Deescalate Ukraine Crisis
Go to Kiev -- -- secular saint Kerry has just arrived to meet Ukrainian leadership. BC's Martha Raddatz is there and -- any reaction yet to these first public comments from -- food. Well all the way over on the plane George secretary Kerry was talking and its staff about. He escalating the situation here calming things down and he brought an aid package but a year -- -- years about the comment. That Vladimir Putin's -- -- parliament secretary -- through the square of the Rollins. Shouting several times you have a reactions to what president instead and he basically just turned away. And kept -- I think we'll hear some reaction. From him later today but this is exactly. What he did not want to hear now they are in a dangerous game of chicken. -- the United States is trying to calm things down and keep the Ukrainian people call. As you say he's bringing in aid package -- billion dollar economic aid package. But it could be -- a tougher challenge to actually get economic sanctions put in place against the Russians for this invasion. It it certainly could they've got that one billion dollar loan assistance guarantees. And on the plane to senior administration officials talked about. -- state that they would probably brings sanctions or try to bring sanctions within gains. Not for weeks they wanted to do this quickly they also said something else George and that is that they will calibrate that response -- -- -- what calibrate that response. Based on what Vladimir Putin does and he just made a very provocative move them very provocative statement. And of course if he goes farther goes -- in Ukraine could really -- Martha Raddatz thanks very much.

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