Western leaders go to Kiev in solidarity

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Three prime ministers - Italy's Giorgia Meloni, Canada's Justin Trudeau and Belgium's Alexander De Croo, as well as Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, went to the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on Saturday.

The four Western leaders traveled together by overnight train from Poland in a show of solidarity for Ukraine, the Italian government said.

The visit comes two years after Russia's complete invasion of Ukraine.

Meanwhile, the leaders of powerful European states, on the second anniversary of the Russian invasion, have guaranteed continued support for Ukraine.