US warily eyes new peace deal for Ukraine

February 13, 2015 11:33 AM

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The Obama administration is taking a wary, wait-and-see approach toward the new Ukraine peace agreement, which was reached without direct American input and as the U.S. considers whether to give defensive weapons to Ukraine and slap fresh sanctions on Russia.

Despite reservations about the agreement, U.S. officials say any action on lethal aid or new sanctions is on hold at least for the moment.

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