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Macron: now is not the time for negations between Ukraine and Russia
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview with the French newspaper Les Échos that now is not the time for negotiations in the Russian war against Ukraine and China also understands this.
The journalist asked Macron what after his dialogue with Xi can be expected from China regarding the war in Ukraine.
"I think China is making the same observation as we are, which is that the weather is currently military. Ukrainians are resisting, and we are helping them. It’s not the time for …
Kyiv: deliveries of western fighter jets to Ukraine may be unblocked soon
The issue of providing Ukraine with long-range weapons and fighter jets can be resolved, said the Head of the Ukrainian Presidential Administration, Andriy Yermak.
"The issue around long-range weapons and fighters for Ukraine can be resolved soon. Details will be a little later?" Yermak wrote on Telegram.
During a speech in the British Parliament, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, presented the Speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle with a helmet of a Ukrainian fighter pilot and …
Macron asks Iran to help mediate talks between Russia and Ukraine
Deputy Head of the Iranian Presidential Administration for Political Affairs Mohammad Jamshidi said that French President Emmanuel Macron asked the Islamic Republic to mediate negotiations between Russia and Ukraine.
According to the Iranian news agency ISNA, "after a series of consultations," Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian sent to Moscow "an important message along with a peace initiative". ISNA does not provide the content of the message and the details of the peace …
Macron: at some point Zelensky will have to negotiate peace with Russia
French President Emmanuel Macron said that "at some point" the Ukrainian President and other representatives of Ukraine will have to negotiate peace with Russia.
"We, the Europeans, will also be at the negotiating table," Macron said, speaking to the French military in Romania. He noted that EU countries are helping Ukraine in repelling Russian aggression.
In addition, Macron repeated his earlier statement that Russia is also a part of the European continent.
Macron will also visit Moldova …
Mocron promises to send more heavy weapons to Ukraine
During a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, French President Emmanuel Macron said that France is ready to supply Ukraine with more weapons, including heavy weapons.
The press service of the French government noted that during the conversation, the Presidents also discussed the latest developments at the front, Kyiv's needs for military equipment, political and financial support, as well as humanitarian aid.
In addition, Macron promised to "maintain contact" on …
Zelensky: Macron suggested to make concessions on Ukraine’s sovereignty to help Putin save face
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that French President Emmanuel Macron suggested to him to cede part of Ukraine’s sovereignty in order to help Putin "save face".
"Macron wanted to see results in mediation between us. He didn't find them on our side. He did not get them from the Russian Federation and suggested to me certain things related to concessions on our sovereignty in order to help Putin save his face. I don't think that's very correct. We are not ready to help someone to …
Macron calls Russians and Ukrainians ‘brothers’
In his interview with the public television channel France 2, French President Emmanuel Macron refused to use the term "genocide" to describe the actions of the Russian troops in Ukraine.
"I would be careful with such terms, because these two peoples (Russians and Ukrainians) are brothers. I want to continue to try, as far as possible, to stop this war and restore peace. I am not sure that the escalation of rhetoric serves this cause," Macron said.
At the same time, he added that Russia …
Macron insists on continued dialogue with Putin
French President Emmanuel Macron defended his decision to continue dialogue with Russian Vladimir Putin, before and after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. In an interview published by the French newspaper Le Parisien, Macron spoke about his "thankless role" in maintaining a dialogue with the Kremlin.
Macron noted that he spent "hours" in conversations with Putin and "every discussion takes place under an aura of cynicism, and this never gives pleasure." At the same time, he stressed that he …
Kremlin: Macron refused to take PCR test before meeting with Putin
French President Emmanuel Macron refused to take a PCR test before talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said the Russian presidential speaker Dmitry Peskov.
"Probably, it is necessary to clarify, because it causes great interest. Indeed, in some situations, Putin communicates with his guests directly, very close, sitting in front of the fireplace in the representative office. They shake hands and so on, and with other negotiations take place at the table," Peskov said at a press …
Macron: ‘progress was achieved’ during talks with Zelensky and Putin
French President Emmanuel Macron said that during his discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, he managed to "achieve some progress to move towards the security of the region."
"During the discussions that we held with Presidents Putin and Zelensky, we were able to achieve some progress in order to, so to speak, move towards the security of the region. We should not engage in any unilateral formats, but we should come up with exactly …