Lhe head of Ukrainian diplomacy Dmytro Kouleba on Saturday castigated French President Emmanuel Macron’s calls not to “humiliate” Russia, judging that this position could only “humiliate France”. “Calls to avoid humiliating Russia can only humiliate France or any other country. Because it is Russia that humbles itself. We’d all better focus on putting Russia back in its place. It will bring peace and save lives,” Kouleba said in a tweet.
The French president repeated on Friday June 3 that we must “not humiliate Russia”, remarks that were very badly perceived in eastern Europe, “so that the day the fighting stops, we can build a path of exit through diplomatic channels. The French president is one of the few international leaders who tries to maintain a dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
France provides financial and military support to Ukraine, but Emmanuel Macron has not yet visited kyiv while many of his European counterparts have already done so. Pressed to go to Ukraine, the French head of state, who holds the rotating presidency of the European Union until June 30, replied on Friday: “Today, I do not exclude anything. »