Daily Memo: Merkel in Ukraine, Johnson on Afghanistan

The German chancellor was in Kyiv over the weekend on her final trip to the country before September elections.

Merkel in Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy met in Kyiv on Sunday. At a joint press conference, the two leaders discussed the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which Ukraine opposes. Zelenskiy called the project a “geopolitical weapon” for Moscow, while Merkel reiterated that, if used as such, the Kremlin could […]

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