French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone today.
Macron fears the Russian attacks could be much worse.
He is said to have warned Putin that he had made a “big mistake” in Ukraine.
France President Emmanuel Macron speak with Russia President Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone today. The conversation lasted 90 minutes, according to the French authorities.
According to Macron, the attacks of Russia will be even worse.
“The West stays,” said the French president, who also said that Putin’s goal is to beat everyone Ukraine.
The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would continue to fight “nationalists in Ukraine” without compromise. French TV channel BFM reports.
According to an aide to the French president, Vladimir Putin in the conversation justified the invasion by saying that it was about “de-Nazification” of Ukraine.
It will cost your country dearly.
The employee described Putin’s comments as “shocking and unacceptable,” TT reports.
– You lie to yourself. It will cost your country dearly. Agence France-Presse that spoke to Macron’s staff reported that your country will remain isolated, weakened and punished for a very long time.
This is the third conversation between Macron and Putin since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine a week ago.
It was also said that during the talks, Putin threatened to make further demands on Ukraine.
Talks continue in Belarus
After Thursday’s talks, the French president will once again condemn President Putin and his “lies”.
After the conversation with Putin, Emmanuel Macron is said to have called Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv.
Russia and Ukraine are holding the second round of talks on Thursday in the Brest region of Belarus, near the border with Poland. Monday’s first talks did not lead to any known breakthroughs.
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