: Obama to talk Ukraine with E.U. leaders

12:04 Apr. 21, 2016

Obama to talk Ukraine with E.U. leaders

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, April 19, 2016, en route Ramstein, Germany (AP photo)

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U.S. President Barack Obama is planning to visit Germany to meet with the country's Chancellor Angela Merkel. They are expected to be joined by the French President François Hollande, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. This is according to the U.S. embassy in Ukraine.

"The leaders will discuss the situation in Ukraine as well as the migrant crisis. They will also talk about the conflicts in Syria and Libya", the embassy said in the statement.

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The meeting is aimed at strengthening cooperation in the fight against terror organisations. The military campaign against the so-called Islamic State will be one of the topics. The officials will also discuss the challenges NATO faces in its eastern and southern wings. The leaders hope to improve coordination between the members of the alliance.

The meeting is set to take place in the German city of Hannover on April 25.

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