Emmanuel Macron condemns a "heinous act that endangers the populations". The day after the destruction of the Kakhovka dam in Ukraine, the President of the Republic said on Twitter that he had expressed to his Ukrainian counterpart his "solidarity with his people". "We will send aid in the next few hours to meet immediate needs," he added, after a telephone conversation with Volodymyr Zelensky.
I was able to express to President Zelensky my solidarity with his people after the attack on the Kakhovka dam. The France condemns this heinous act, which endangers the population. We will send assistance in the next few hours to meet immediate needs.
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) June 7, 2023
According to the Elysee, the crisis and support center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs "will leave very quickly a first convoy of about ten tons of products requested by the Ukrainians (health, hygiene, water sanitation, portable tank)".
"We talked about the current situation in the Kherson region, the environmental and humanitarian consequences of the Russian terrorist act and we stressed Ukraine's urgent needs to deal with the disaster," Zelensky said on Twitter.