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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy meets with Italian President, Prime Minister and the Pope in a working visit to Rome

Ukraine’s President Volodynyr Zelenskyy is in Rome with a working visit on 13 May 2023, the president wrote on Twitter. He is meeting with the President of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, the Prime Minister of Italy, Giorgia Meloni, and Pope Francis.

According to Italian news agency ANSA, at 10:13 am, Zelenskyy landed at Ciampino Airport in Rome. Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani met him. At approximately 11:30, Zelenskyy arrived for a bilateral meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. After that, there will be separate meetings with Meloni and Tajani. According to Italian media, the President of Ukraine will meet with the Pope in the Vatican in the afternoon.

Also, members of the Ukrainian community in Rome gathered at Piazza Barberini as the motorcade of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to drive past.

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