BERLIN — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will journey to Kyiv this month alongside French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, in response to tabloid Bild am Sonntag.
The journey to the Ukrainian capital is prone to happen earlier than a summit of G7 leaders at Schloss Elmau within the Bavarian Alps scheduled to begin on June 26, in response to the report.
Whereas many world leaders have already made the journey to Kyiv, together with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Scholz has thus far not travelled there. He had beforehand mentioned the Ukrainian authorities’s resolution to not welcome German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier meant he wouldn’t go himself.
“That the president of the Federal Republic of Germany … has been disinvited, stands in the way in which of the matter,” Scholz mentioned in Might of his personal plans to make a go to. A visit to the Ukrainian capital “have to be about making concrete progress, and never only a picture alternative,” Scholz mentioned at one other level final month.
On Saturday, European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen made her second go to to Kyiv for talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. She mentioned the Fee will clarify its early evaluation on Ukraine’s utility to hitch the EU by the tip of the week.