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Troops on the ground in Ukraine: Emmanuel Macron isolated in Europe

2024-02-27T19:24:21.758Z

Highlights: Emmanuel Macron was considered one of the weak links in support for Ukraine within Europe. After the invasion of February 2022, he telephoned Vladimir Putin for several months, hoping to ‘bring him back to reason’ “We will do whatever it takes to ensure that Russia cannot win this war,” he said. “It’s a debate we need to have,” says a source. He who once wanted to build a security architecture with Russia now invites all European leaders to counter it.


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For a long time, Emmanuel Macron was considered one of the weak links in support for Ukraine within Europe.

After the invasion of February 2022, he telephoned Vladimir Putin for several months, hoping to

“bring him back to reason”

, with one principle, that of

“not humiliating Russia”

.

Two years later, the French president has become one of the strongest defenders of support for kyiv, at least in words.

“We will do whatever it takes to ensure that Russia cannot win this war.”

Including, perhaps, sending troops to Ukraine.

“We cannot let Russia win.

You can't win the war with billions.

All solutions must be considered.

At this point in the war, we must prepare for all options.

“It’s a debate we need to have

,” says a source.

He who once wanted to build a security architecture with Russia now invites all European leaders to counter it

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Source: lefigaro

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