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Ukraine: the Allies struggle to appear united against Moscow

2022-01-20T19:43:47.429Z

DECRYPTION – The meeting between Antony Blinken and his European partners on Thursday highlighted the discrepancies in analysis after Joe Biden's "blunder".



The Americans hear the sounds of Russian army boots in the direction of Ukrainian territory.

But obviously, their echo has not yet reached the Europeans, located closer geographically to the theater of operations.

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The meeting, held on Thursday in Berlin between the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, and his French, German and British counterparts, exposed discrepancies in analysis between Washington and the EU, and this on the eve of a meeting , Friday in Geneva, between the head of American diplomacy and the Russian Sergei Lavrov.

“A gift made to Putin”

Anxious to display their unity, the Four called on Moscow to

“de-escalate”

and to choose

“the political path of dialogue”

.

But on both sides of the Atlantic, the message sent to Moscow remains blurred.

On Wednesday evening, at a press conference in Washington, President Biden seemed resigned to a Russian military intervention in Ukraine.

"I think he'll regret doing it

," speaking in the past tense of intentions...

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Source: lefigaro

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