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Kamala Harris To Travel To Germany As Ukraine-Russia Tensions Continue To Escalate

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Vice President Kamala Harris will head to Germany next week to meet with U. S. allies and partners as tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to build.

The White House confirmed the trip, which will occur from Feb. 18-20, on Wednesday. Harris will attend the Munich Security Conference and plans to deliver a speech during the event, an administration official told Reuters.

“Building on the Biden-Harris Administration’s intensive engagement with European allies and partners, the Vice President’s engagements in Munich will demonstrate our ironclad commitment to our NATO [North Atlantic Treaty Organization] Allies, reaffirm our shared interest in upholding the principles that have underpinned European peace and security since World War II, and underscore our commitment to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” White House deputy press secretary Sabrina Singh said in a statement detailing Harris’ trip.

While the vice president does not plan to meet with Russian or Chinese leaders, the heads of Germany, the EU and NATO will attend the conference, according to Reuters.

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