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Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

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Ukranian President, Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday, June 16 welcomed German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis to Kyiv because the EU leaders present solidarity in the direction of the besieged nation.

 

Scholz, Macron and Mario Draghi arrived in Kyiv on Thursday morning after taking an evening practice from Poland and had been joined later within the day by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.

 

Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

The assembly with Zelensky carries heavy symbolic weight on condition that Western European powers have confronted criticism for not offering Ukraine with the dimensions of weaponry that Kyiv has been asking for.

 

Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

The EU leaders inspected struggle injury on a go to to the city of Irpin, which Russian troops occupied on the struggle’s begin.

 

Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

Macron denounced the “barbarism” of the assaults that devastated the city, and praised the braveness of residents of Irpin and different Kyiv area cities who held again Russians forces from attacking the capital.

“It’s right here, amongst different locations, that the Ukrainians stopped the Russian military descending onto Kyiv,” the French chief stated. “It represents the heroism of the military, but in addition of the Ukrainian inhabitants. And alongside that, you’ve gotten traces of barbarism.”

 

Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

In response to a query on his earlier remarks that Russia should not be humiliated, Macron stated “France has been alongside Ukraine since day one.”

“We stand with the Ukrainians with out ambiguity. Ukraine should resist and win,” he stated.

 

Germany, France, Italy and Romanian leaders visit Zelenskyy in Kyiv (Photos/video)

“Have a look at that, ‘Make Europe, not struggle,’” Macron stated when he noticed some graffiti in English. “It’s very transferring to see that.”

Russia has reacted to the sudden go to of the leaders to Kyiv, with Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov saying he hoped it could not focus solely on supplying Ukraine with weapons as that may trigger additional injury to the nation. 

 

 

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