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whitehouse.gov | ["]Readout["] of the President's Call with Allies and Partners, 19 Apr
They committed to continued close consultation, including working with and through the G7, EU, and NATO [?!].
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Joining President Biden on the call were Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, European Commission President von der Leyen, European Council President Michel, President Macron of France, Chancellor Scholz of Germany, Prime Minister Draghi of Italy, Prime Minister Kishida of Japan, NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, President Duda of Poland, President Iohannis of Romania, and Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom.
MSN DW | Ukraine seeks to evacuate thousands of civilians from Mariupol -- live updates, 20 Apr
Ukraine's Azov battalion says hundreds of women, children and elderly civilians are sheltering at the site [Azovstal factory], with supplies running out. Serhiy Volyna, the commander of the 36th Separate Marine Brigade at the plant, earlier on Wednesday called for an "extraction procedure."
Russian forces again called for those still in the besieged Azovstal power plant to surrender by 2 p.m. Moscow time (1100 GMT) [20 Apr]. They also called on Ukrainian forces to lay down their weapons.
Four people including three emergency service officials defusing unexploded ordinance were among the dead in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, the city's mayor said. [GONZALO LIRA!!!] Kharkiv is near the front lines and has faced repeated shelling from Russian forces.
redundancy on parade
US President Joe Biden discussed further action concerning the Ukraine war in a call with G7, NATO [?!] and EU leaders. Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to send more artillery weaponry to Ukraine.
The European Commission has given the green light to a €20 billion ($21.6 billion) German scheme to help companies affected by the fallout of the war in Ukraine. The EU executive also approved €836 million in Polish state aid to support farmers hit by rising fertilizer costs.
archived Tue Apr 19th, 2022 CNN, "NATO exists outside the framework of international law."

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by Cat on Wed Apr 20th, 2022 at 05:50:47 PM EST
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