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5/27, 2:13 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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EU to discuss Ukraine, energy, defense at summit

European Council President Charles Michel laid out on Friday the agenda for the Council's special meeting on May 30-31. Members states will address support for Ukraine's "liquidity needs" as well as reconstruction as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky joins the summit via video link.

The Council will discuss energy prices and transition in order to "phase out our dependency on Russian fossil fuels as soon as possible." Food security will also be on the agenda, with the Council examining ways to help Ukraine export its agricultural produce using EU infrastructure. In addition, the meeting will address "strengthening the European defense industrial and technological base."

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