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Western leaders pledge arms and EU path for Ukraine during Kyiv visit

Four European Union leaders say they support fast-tracking Ukraine becoming an official candidate to join the bloc.

France's President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis visit Irpin, Ukraine (Photo: Reuters)

France's President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis visit Irpin, Ukraine (Photo: Reuters)

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Four European Union leaders say they support fast-tracking Ukraine becoming an official candidate to join the bloc.
That came as the leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Romania visited Kyiv on Thursday.
French President Emmanuel Macron told a news conference that the leaders "are doing everything so that Ukraine alone can decide its fate.
Macron also promised six more powerful truck-mounted artillery guns.

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First Published: Jun 16 2022 | 8:25 PM IST

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