EU leaders to discuss Russia, climate and Covid-19 on May 25
24 April, 2021, 12:30 pm
Last modified: 24 April, 2021, 12:35 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands after a joint news conference in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, January 11, 2020. Pavel Golovkin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
European Union leaders will meet in Brussels on May 25 to discuss combating climate change, the Covid-19 pandemic and the bloc's strained relations with Russia, a spokesperson for the summit chairman said on Friday.
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