Quotations in the News

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Associated Press

Posted on June 28, 2014 at 2:02 AM

"What a great day! Maybe the most important day for my country after independence." — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the signing of an economic agreement with the European Union.

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"ISIL is currently the top dog with the most money in the jihadi universe. Siding with them would seem like a rational choice, at least temporarily." — Bilal Saab, a senior fellow for Middle East Security at the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, suggesting more hard-line rebels could follow al-Qaida-inspired militants.

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"I think he should find a way to stop doing it — he should go through a treatment." — FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke on banning Uruguay's forward Luis Suarez from all football for four months for biting an Italian opponent at the World Cup.

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