EU leaders sign security deal with Ukraine, to agree on top jobs, strategic agenda


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The security deal underlines EU support for Kyiv, fighting off Moscow’s invasion for a third year, despite gains by the far-right in European elections, uncertainty created by French snap elections and the U.S. presidential vote in November. Leaders of the 27 EU countries, meeting formally for the first time since European elections on June 6-9, gave a warm welcome to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who made a rare personal appearance in Brussels for the signing ceremony. Brussels – European Union leaders signed a security agreement with Ukraine on Thursday, kicking off a two-day summit at which they will also set...