German foreign minister's meeting with Ukrainian president called off - sources

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German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba visit the Holodomor Museum in Kyiv, Ukraine February 7, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

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KYIV, Feb 7 (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock will not meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday, contrary to an earlier announcement, according to diplomatic sources.

A meeting is now planned with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal instead, according to the sources.

Scheduling difficulties were cited as the reason the meeting would not take place.

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Reporting by Alexander Ratz Writing by Miranda Murray Editing by Paul Carrel

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