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Zelensky to meet Pope Francis

Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky

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President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky is to meet Pope Francis and world political leaders in Rome.

In a tweet, President Zelensky described the visit as an approaching victory for Ukraine.

“An important visit for approaching victory of Ukraine!”

The Ukrainian President is expected to meet Italian PM Giorgia Meloni, President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday before traveling to the Vatican.

According to the BBC, Saturday’s meeting will be the first time President Zelensky and Pope Francis have met since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade