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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President’s Meetings at the Munich Security Conference

At the Munich Security Conference today, Vice President Biden met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. With all these leaders, the Vice President discussed the Ukraine-Russia conflict and its implications for European security, as well as bilateral, regional and global issues. The Vice President also met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to discuss the work ahead in fighting ISIL.