Foreign Secretary, William Hague, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 28 April 2014 updating the House on the crisis in Ukraine, developments over the last three weeks and the action the Government proposes to take.
Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
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