US cancels presidential delegation to Paralympics over Ukraine
Published on Mar 4, 2014 1:23 AM
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The White House has cancelled a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, part of its response to Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, National Security Council spokesman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement on Monday.
British Prime Minister David Cameron made a similar announcement about his nation's delegation on Sunday.
US athletes will participate in the games, which begin on Friday.