The White House isn’t actively considering Biden’s old plan, but Mideast experts see Iraq breaking up along ethnic lines.
NATO says Russia has built up a force of about 40,000 troop in its border with Ukraine.
Biden told Ukrainian leaders that he brings a message of support from President Obama to usher in reforms.
Western-backed Ukrainian officials are scrambling to find new sources of energy after Russia hiked its gas price by 80 per cent in response to the overthrow of Kiev’s pro-Kremlin regime.
The US leader also called the Polish Prime Minister to consult on the situation in Ukraine.
Ukrainian government snipers fired upon advancing protesters in the capital, Kiev, on Thursday, killing at least 70 people and wounding hundreds of others.
Sharon died Saturday, eight years after a devastating stroke left him in a coma from which he never recovered.
Biden’s visit is regarded significant he and Xi are said to enjoy a relatively close relationship.
‘This action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents’
Biden travels to China,Japan and South Korea next week.
If this (Nuclear talks) were easy to do,it would have been done a long time ago,a US official said.
Dennis McDonough also claimed that the US has necessary international support.
Rousseff aides have said the issue could derail a state visit.
Kerry’s assertion coincided with the beginning of a forceful administration appeal for congressional support.
Britain moves to invoke Chapter 7 of UN Charter in a bid to authorise use of force against Assad regime.