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Germany's Merkel To Visit Ukraine On Saturday

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August 19, 2014 AT 10:40 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted. Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert said Tuesday, Merkel is making the visit at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's invitation and also will meet with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. He said their talks will focus on Ukraine's relationship with Russia and ways to help Ukraine as it battles a pro-Russian insurgency in the east.