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EU leaders tell Ukraine: ‘Future of Europe is also your future’

French President Emmanuel Macron and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen voiced support for rewriting the bloc's treaties during a conference on the EU's future that was dominated by the war in Ukraine.

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