German Chancellor Olaf Scholz seeks further US and European aid for Ukraine during his visit to Washington.
Why it matters
The visit is significant as it highlights the ongoing diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine in its conflict with Russia and the importance of international aid in the region.
What the papers say
Politico emphasizes Scholz's call for US aid to Ukraine and his meeting with President Biden. AP News and The Independent focus on Scholz's resemblance to US Senator Chris Coons and his efforts to secure aid for Ukraine during his visit to Washington.
How we got here
Scholz's visit comes amid mounting anxiety in Europe over the White House's ability to break an impasse in Congress that is blocking new aid to Ukraine for its war with Russia.
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