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Macron doesn’t rule out the usage of floor troops in Ukraine

Emmanuel Macron at a press conference at the end of the international supporters' conference for Ukraine Emmanuel Macron at a press conference at the end of the international supporters' conference for Ukraine

Emmanuel Macron at a press convention on the finish of the worldwide supporters' convention for Ukraine


According to French President Emmanuel Macron, nothing might be dominated out with a view to be certain that Russia doesn’t win the warfare of aggression towards Ukraine. This additionally contains sending troopers by means of his nation.

FFrance's President Emmanuel Macron doesn’t rule out the usage of floor troops in Ukraine by his nation. Nothing might be dominated out to stop a Russian victory in Ukraine, Macron stated after concluding a Ukraine support convention in Paris on Monday night. At the assembly of over 20 heads of state and authorities, together with Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), there was no consensus on the deployment of floor troops, however nothing could possibly be dominated out sooner or later dynamics, stated Macron. Each nation can determine independently and sovereignly in regards to the deployment of floor troops.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Olaf Scholz during their last meeting on February 15, 2022 in the Kremlin

“The general conclusion today is that the security of all of us is at stake,” stated Macron initially of the convention, which was organized at brief discover. Russia's stance is hardening each on the political stage and on the entrance in Ukraine, the place new Russian assaults are threatened. A Russian defeat is important for stability and safety in Europe. That's why Ukraine's supporters have to get a transfer on. “We are in the process of ensuring our security today and tomorrow,” Macron stated. “We don’t want to go to war with the Russian people,” the president additionally stated.

The populist Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico had beforehand said that particular person Western nations would take into account sending their troopers to Ukraine. “I didn’t say that France wasn’t open to it,” Macron stated. Rather, he’s dedicated to “strategic ambiguity”.

At the assembly it was determined to kind a coalition that would supply Ukraine with medium and long-range missiles and bombs for strikes far behind Russian traces, the French president stated. In the brief time period, further ammunition also needs to be mobilized for Ukraine from our personal shares and from third nations. There is at the moment no choice to ship French Mirage fighter jets.

However, he didn’t point out which nations ought to take part in what kind. Before the convention started, Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) reiterated his damaging stance on the deployment of long-range Taurus cruise missiles.

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Defense towards Russia

At the convention it was determined to offer extra support to Ukraine extra shortly, stated Macron. France additionally helps concerns of utilizing widespread debt to finance European protection spending in view of the warfare in Ukraine. Similar to the Corona disaster, all European nations are affected by Russia's aggression, which justifies the particular route of shared debt.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who joined the convention at brief discover with a video message, had known as for additional assist in order that Russia doesn’t increase its aggression to different nations.

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