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'EU big beasts' Scholz, Draghi and Macron panic over Kyiv bomb alert moments after arrival


The German Chancellor travelled to Ukraine for the first time since the beginning of Russia’s invasion, together with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and French President Emmanuel Macron.

A reporter of the Deutsche Presse-Agentur in Kyiv confirmed the air-raid alarm.

The three leaders are sheltering in a hotel as sirens are wailing throughout the Ukrainian capital.

Mr Scholz and Mr Macron had been criticised for failing to show their faces in the Ukrainian capital in support of President Volodymyr Zelensky.

BBC Europe Correspondent Nick Beake tweeted: “EU big beasts en route to Kyiv.

“Zelensky may ask if they took the slow train – visiting weeks after other leaders – but France Germany and Italy are going for the symbolic show of strength.

“Ukraine wants EU membership following Russia invasion.”

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