Von der Leyen
Von der Leyen and Borrell left for Kyiv last night by train from Przemyl, Poland, about 13 kilometers from the border with Ukraine.
Von der Leyen is scheduled to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv.
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Greece has declared 12 Russian diplomats persona non grata. The European Union will also sanction the import of Russian oil, the President of the European Commission told the European Parliament.
Ursula von der Leyen presented the restrictions announced on Tuesday, including a ban on buying Russian coal.
The EU's ombudsman today criticized the European Commission for failing to release text messages between its president, Ursula von der Leyen, and Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, Reuters reported.
The two exchanged text messages before concluding the deal for the vaccines against COVID-19 between the EC and the pharmaceutical giant.
The Prime Minister of North Macedonia Dimitar Kovachevski and the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen talked on the phone yesterday, and among the topics discussed was the visit of Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov to Skopje this week, MIA reported, citing a government press release.