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In Kyiv visit, European leaders back Ukraine’s candidacy to join E.U.

The leaders of France, Germany and Italy visited Ukraine on June 16 in a show of support for Kyiv’s ambitions to join the European Union. (Video: Reuters)
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The leaders of France, Germany and Italy backed Ukraine’s candidacy to become a member of the European Union — a poignant display of diplomatic support as Ukraine struggles to fend off a fierce assault on the country’s eastern Donbas region.

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