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Germany’s Scholz to travel to Kyiv with Macron and Draghi before G7, Bild am Sonntag reports

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz looks on during a joint news meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov (not pictured) right after their assembly in Sofia, Bulgaria, June 11, 2022. REUTERS/Spasiyana Sergieva

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FRANKFURT, June 11 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will journey to Kyiv with his counterparts from France and Italy before the Team of 7 summit at the end of June, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag documented on Saturday.

It cited French and Ukrainian federal government resources.

A German authorities spokesperson advised Reuters: “We are not ready to validate this.” Questioned by Reuters, the Elysee palace declined to verify the information. The Italian govt did not straight away reply to requests for remark.

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None of the a few leaders has been to Kyiv since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine in February.

French President Emmanuel Macron has sought to retain a dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin given that the war began.

His stance has been criticised by some jap and Baltic partners in Europe as they see it as undermining attempts to press Putin to the negotiating table. examine far more

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Reporting by Andreas Rinke, Michel Rose, Mathieu Rosemain, Angelo Amante, and Tom Sims Editing by Angus MacSwan and Jonathan Oatis

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