Germany's Scholz urges immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday all diplomatic channels should be kept open in the Ukraine crisis to press for an immediate ceasefire.

"It is a question of using all the formats of dialogue and maintaining them ... and of pressing for a ceasefire to come soon, so that it comes immediately," he told reporters after meeting Jordan's King Abdullah in Berlin.

(Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Madeline Chambers)

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