Share
Copy

Obama: 'The Ukrainian People Are Able to Assemble Without the Fear of Repression'

During a visit to Mexico, the president gives a statement on the violence against protesters in Kiev.
02/19/2014

Transcript for Obama: 'The Ukrainian People Are Able to Assemble Without the Fear of Repression'

This is a special room. I'm Michelle Franzen in New York with -- ABC news digital special report Ukraine on fire. The clashes between the protesters and police so severe and creating scenes like this.... See More
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.
Now on ABC News is always on.
Coming Up
9:00 AM ET
GMA Live
9:15 AM ET
News Pop
9:30 AM ET
Opening Bell
10:00 AM ET
News Pop
10:30 AM ET
Headlines & Weather
MORE VIDEO
Sections
Shows

Record $23B Verdict Against Cigarette Giant

Record $23B Verdict Against Cigarette Giant

A Florida widow was awarded $23 billion from R.J. Reynolds after her 36-year-old husband died of cancer.

Malaysia Flight 17 Update: At Least 1 American Confirmed Dead

Malaysia Flight 17 Update: At Least 1 American Confirmed Dead

President Obama calls for immediate cease-fire in Ukraine.

US Drug Maker AbbVie Makes $54B Bid for Shire PLC

US Drug Maker AbbVie Makes $54B Bid for Shire PLC

The drug company is set to buy Shire PLC in an effort to lower its tax rate by about 50 percent.

Time Warner Rejects Rupert Murdock Takeover Bid

Time Warner Rejects Rupert Murdock Takeover Bid

The cable company rejected an $80 billion merger offer.

Inside Tel Aviv's 'Situation Room'

Inside Tel Aviv's 'Situation Room'

Hamish Macdonald spends a day inside Israel's Municipal Operations Room as the crisis continues.

Rural New York Residents Recover After Deadly Tornado

Rural New York Residents Recover After Deadly Tornado

Homes in Smithfield, N.Y., are battered during the destructive storm.

Israel Increase Airstrikes Against Hamas in Gaza Strip

Israel Increase Airstrikes Against Hamas in Gaza Strip

Fighting escalates as Palestinian militants target further into Israel.

Citigroup Expected to Settle US Mortgage Probe

Citigroup Expected to Settle US Mortgage Probe

The bank and the Justice Department are close to reaching a nearly $7 billion settlement agreement.

Defense for Aaron Hernandez Asks the New England Patriots to Turn Over Medical Records

Defense for Aaron Hernandez Asks the New England Patriots to Turn Over Medical Records

The former football player’s lawyers say the files are relevant to his state of mind.

President Obama Faces Tough Questions Over Immigration

President Obama Faces Tough Questions Over Immigration

Some in Congress are hesitant to give the president the $3.7 billion he's asked for to contain the crisis.

Obama to Ask Congress for $3.7 Billion to Tackle Immigration Crisis

Obama to Ask Congress for $3.7 Billion to Tackle Immigration Crisis

President's plan would work to care for the flood of unaccompanied minors crossing the border and to prevent more from coming in.

World Cup Fans Expect Epic Match Between Germany and Brazil

World Cup Fans Expect Epic Match Between Germany and Brazil

Teams prepare to battle for the right to move on to the championship game.

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez Request a Jail Transfer

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez Request a Jail Transfer

The defense accused a sheriff of conspiring with the prosecution to find extra evidence against the former football player.

Pope Francis Sits Down With Victims of Sexual Abuse Perpetrated by Catholic Clergy

Pope Francis Sits Down With Victims of Sexual Abuse Perpetrated by Catholic Clergy

The pontiff met with six victims from Germany, Britain and Ireland for over three hours and asked for their forgiveness.

TSA Introduces New Safety Measures for Electronic Devices

TSA Introduces New Safety Measures for Electronic Devices

U.S. officials say the new rules are necessary because of increased concern over possible terrorist threats in Iraq and Syria.