Ursula von der Leyen and Josep Borrell
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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Affairs Chief Josep Borrell will travel to Kyiv this week to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, European Commission spokesman Eric Memer wrote on Twitter.
The visit will take place before Saturday, when Von der Leyen and Borrell will attend a crowdfunding event in Warsaw for Ukraine.
President @vonderleyen and HRVP @JosepBorrellF will travel this week to Kyiv to meet President @ZelenskyyUa prior to the pledging event #StandUpForUkraine on Saturday in Warsaw.— Eric Mamer (@MamerEric) April 5, 2022
"President Ursula von der Leyen and HRVP Josep Borrell will travel this week to Kyiv to meet President Zelenskyy prior to the pledging event #StandUpForUkraine on Saturday in Warsaw.," the statement said.
Details of the visit are unknown, there are no comments from the Office of the President of Ukraine yet.
Earlier Josep Borrell, on behalf of the European Union, condemned the atrocities committed by the russian armed forces in a number of occupied Ukrainian cities and promised further sanctions against russia.
In late February Ursula von der Leyen told Euronews "Ukraine is one of us and we want them in the European Union".