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Germany’s Scholz says Zelensky will take part in G7 summit this month

(L-R) Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz, President of France Emmanuel Macron, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in Mariinsky Palace, in Kyiv, on June 16, 2022 (Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)
(L-R) Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz, President of France Emmanuel Macron, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in Mariinsky Palace, in Kyiv, on June 16, 2022 (Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says during a visit to Kyiv that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will take part in this month’s Group of Seven summit.

In a tweet, Scholz thanks Zelensky for “accepting my invitation to participate in the G7 summit” being held June 26-28 in the German Alpine resort of Schloss Elmau.

Zelensky, who is not believed to have left Ukraine since the start of the war on February 24, is expected to join the leaders by video link.

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