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Ukraine Leader Zelenskiy to Visit Hiroshima in Bid to Rally Aid

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WATCH: Zelenskiy will travel to Japan to join the G-7 leaders, according to people familiar with the matter. Stephen Engle reports.Source: Bloomberg
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will travel to Hiroshima, Japan, to join the Group of Seven leaders in person, according to people familiar with the plans.

Zelenskiy will fly on a US military plane to Japan after an expected stop in Saudi Arabia to attend the Arab League summit, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing confidential information. A French official later clarified that the European country will fly the Ukrainian president to Hiroshima from the Middle East. The US military provided the plane to Saudi Arabia, according to people familiar.