Former boxing champ and mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko was unable to get German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Kiev airport due to the fact that his name was not on a list.
“Arrived at Boryspil airport where, according to protocol, as mayor of the capital, I should receive the chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel,” Klitschko composed on the Telegram messaging app on Sunday.
However, Klitschko stated that he was not permitted into the airport.
“Of course I won’t fight my way through by force,” he included.
Klitschko had actually personally welcomed Merkel throughout her last see to Kiev in November 2018. She remains in Ukraine to meet President Volodymyr Zelensky, 2 days after conference Russian President Vladimir Putin.
There have actually just recently been rumours that Zelensky is preparing to dismiss Klitschko as Kiev’s mayor. According to reports, Zelensky sees the popular mayor as competitors for the governmental election in 2024.
Klitschko has actually been mayor of the city of 3 million given that 2014.