April 22, 2024

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Emmanuel Macron saluted the “courage” of Russians who paid tribute to Alexei Navalny at his funeral.

Emmanuel Macron saluted the “courage” of Russians who paid tribute to Alexei Navalny at his funeral.

Emmanuel Macron delivered the greeting “Courage” Despite the risk of arrest, thousands of Russians flocked to Moscow (Russia) to attend Alexei Navalny's funeral on Friday, March 1. A prominent critic of Vladimir Putin died on February 16 at the age of 47 in an Arctic prison, under dark circumstances. He was buried at Borisovo Cemetery in Moscow, surrounded by some of his relatives, AFP noted. “It took courage to pay tribute to Alexei Navalny. Thousands of Russians didn't miss it. His legacy remains. Eternal memory.”wrote the French president in a message on the social network

In the case of Ukraine, the head of state will unite party leaders. Emmanuel Macron will convene political party leaders on the morning of Thursday, March 7, at the Elysée. “Situation in Ukraine”, AFP learned from the president and several political leaders on Friday. Under the format of “Saint-Denis Meetings”, the Elysée said that in recent months a meeting with the leaders of the majority and opposition parties in the parliament, chaired by the president, is scheduled at 10:30 am. Confirms information from Picaro.

“Everything to avoid war.” France is doing everything to avoid a collapse of Ukraine without going to war with Russia, the French diplomat insisted, in an interview with France Inter radio. “All we do is to avoid war and not add anxiety to the French.”Stéphane Séjourné promised, asking about the possibility of sending European soldiers to Ukraine, mentioned by the French president earlier in the week.

Security Treaty between the Netherlands and Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte had signed a security agreement with Ukraine during his visit to Kharkiv. The agreement provides two billion euros in military aid to Kyiv this year from the Netherlands.

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