Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Kiev. Photo: dpa
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Kiev. Photo: dpa
Ukraine war

Ukraine: EU chief vows unfaltering backing during Kyiv visit, as Putin and Xi strengthen ties

  • EU chief Ursula von der Leyen praised the Ukrainian people and promised they would ‘have your European friends by your side as long as it takes’
  • Her trip coincided with a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan, where they hailed their strategic ties

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Kiev. Photo: dpa
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Kiev. Photo: dpa
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