Macron to Zelensky: we will continue to strengthen support for Ukraine

The Elysée announced that French President Emmanuel Macron conveyed to his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky his “desire to actively work for the restoration of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity during his second term”, in coordination with allies.

The Elysée said Macron assured Zelensky during Saturday’s hour-long talks that military and humanitarian aid will continue to flow in. in Ukraine.

“This support will continue to be strengthened,” the French president told Zelensky, according to the Associated Press.

Food . and defensive weapons

France has so far sent in Ukraine 615 tons of equipment and aids, including generators for hospitals, ambulances and food.

France has been hesitant about its contribution to supplying defensive weapons to Ukraine, but Macron recently cited Milan’s anti-tank missiles and the delivery of truck-mounted Cesar guns as important equipment.

Interestingly, Macron was re-elected President of France for a second term last Sunday after defeating his opponent, Marine Le Pen.

During his first term, Macron held numerous talks with both Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin since the start of the Russian offensive against Ukraine.

On February 24, Russia launched a military operation on its western neighbor, followed by an international rejection and severe economic sanctions against Moscow, which required Kiev to abandon plans to join military entities and remain neutral, which questthe latter considers “interference in His Lordship “.

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