EU leaders sign security deal with Ukraine, discuss defence and top posts


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Open this photo in gallery: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shakes hands with Prime Minister of Slovenia Robert Golob during their meeting in Brussels on June 27.Supplied/Getty Images European Union leaders signed a security agreement with Ukraine on Thursday, kicking off talks on how to bolster EU defences against Russia before agreeing on the bloc’s priorities for the next five years and filling top jobs in its institutions. 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 Zelensky, who made a rare personal appearance...