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War towards Ukraine: This is the state of affairs

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selenskyj (l) will meet French President Emmanuel Macron on an official visit to France next Friday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Selensky (l) will meet French President Emmanuel Macron subsequent Friday throughout an official go to to France. Photo

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The Ukrainian president is travelling to Paris. The attainable deployment of French navy trainers to Ukraine may even be mentioned. An overview of the evening and a sit up for the day.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is coming to France tomorrow for a two-day official go to. President Emmanuel Macron will then obtain him on the Élysée Palace on Friday, the Élysée instructed the German Press Agency.

The two wished to debate the state of affairs within the protection towards the Russian invasion and the wants of Ukraine, it was stated. In his night video handle, Zelenskyj as soon as once more emphasised the significance of strengthening his nation's protection capabilities in cooperation with worldwide companions.

It was already recognized that Zelensky could be attending the commemoration of the Allied touchdown in Normandy 80 years in the past tomorrow. Macron had introduced that he would touch upon the query of a attainable deployment of French navy instructors to Ukraine at the moment. Officially, there aren’t any such coaching applications but. The fourth go to of the Ukrainian president because the Russian assault greater than two years in the past provides Macron a possibility to reaffirm France's dedication, the Élysée Palace stated.

Zelensky additionally meets Biden supporters

US President Joe Biden additionally needs to fulfill with Zelensky on the sidelines of the memorial occasion. He needs to debate with him how the US authorities can proceed and deepen its help for Ukraine, stated Biden's safety adviser Jake Sullivan on board the federal government aircraft Air Force One on the flight to Paris. A private assembly between Biden and Zelensky can also be deliberate on the summit of the seven main western industrial nations (G7) subsequent week in Italy.

When requested whether or not Ukraine had already fired weapons provided by the US at navy targets in Russia, Sullivan replied that he didn’t wish to converse for the Ukrainian navy. At the tip of final week, the US authorities granted Ukraine permission to make use of American weapons on a restricted scale towards targets on Russian territory. The German authorities adopted go well with with regard to weapons provided by Germany. Sullivan additionally confused that the US authorities doesn’t plan to ship its personal navy advisers or instructors to Ukraine to coach Ukrainian troopers there.

Ukraine will increase standing of English language

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian parliament is strengthening the standing of the English language with a brand new regulation. In future, an excellent data of English will likely be a prerequisite for employment for a lot of Ukrainian civil servants, because the parliament in Kiev determined. With the next stage of English, the nation ought to develop into extra engaging to vacationers and extra internationally aggressive. The enchancment of English in Ukraine is “a necessity and a strategic step towards our state's full membership in the European Union,” it stated in justifying the regulation.

Russia destroys 9 gigawatts of energy plant capability

After the Russian invasion in 2022, Ukraine misplaced greater than 9 gigawatts of energy plant capability resulting from missile and drone assaults, in keeping with authorities figures. “The situation is very serious,” stated Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal at a authorities assembly. The grid operator Ukrenerho was compelled to implement scheduled energy cuts because of the vitality scarcity.

What is vital right now

For the primary time because the begin of his greater than two-year-long battle of aggression towards Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Western media representatives on the worldwide financial discussion board in St. Petersburg to reply questions. This worldwide media assembly on the financial discussion board didn’t happen in 2022 and 2023.