PM Attal says France will do ‘no matter it takes’ to thwart Russia in Ukraine | EUROtoday

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French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal stated Tuesday that nothing was off the desk in Western efforts to stop a Russian victory in Ukraine.

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Speaking a day after President Emmanuel Macron stated that sending Western floor troops was not excluded, Attal stated that “you can’t rule anything out in a war”.

This declaration additionally got here lower than two weeks after France signed a safety pact with Ukraine, pledging “up to €3 billion” in further army assist.

Attal instructed the RTL broadcaster that there was “no consensus” on any “official” deployment of floor troops.

“But no dynamic can be ruled out. We will do whatever it takes to ensure that Russia cannot win this war,” he stated, utilizing the identical phrases Macron had a day earlier.

Macron, after internet hosting a gathering of two dozen European leaders to debate Ukraine, on Monday painted a grim image of a Russia whose positions he stated have been “hardening” each at house and on the battlefield.

“We are convinced that the defeat of Russia is indispensable to security and stability in Europe,” he stated.

He refused to say extra about France’s place, citing the necessity for “strategic ambiguity” however stated the difficulty of Western troops in Ukraine was talked about among the many “options”.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP)