June 16, 2024

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Live – Ukraine: Le Pen accuses Macron of wanting to “enter war against Russia”

The RN MP opposes Emmanuel Macron, who wants to allow Western weapons to be used to “neutralize” Russian military bases.
It would be “a further step of investment in this conflict”.
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LCI in the field

The Ukrainian brigade agreed to take the LCI team there to meet the soldiers and the last residents who refused to leave.

International

Russian grain was taxed

European Union member states agreed on Thursday to impose prohibitive tariffs on imports of Russian agricultural products, which are currently largely exempt, European Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis announced.

The measure, proposed by the European Commission in March, aims to “dry up” the revenue that allows Moscow to finance its war in Ukraine, “stop the illegal export of stolen grain from Ukraine” and prevent Moscow from “destabilizing” agricultural markets. , Mr. Dombrowskis said on the social network

Macron wants to “go to war,” according to the pen

National Rally leader Marine Le Pen accused Emmanuel Macron on Thursday of wanting to “go straight to war with Russia” after the French president’s comments that he wanted to allow the use of Western weapons to “neutralize” Russian military bases. .

It would be “an additional step to invest in this conflict”, which “constitutes an absolutely shocking risk to the security of our comrades (and) to the integrity of our region”, he announced on franceinfo, adding that the “dynamics of entering the world” war”.

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Ukrainian drones

The Russian Defense Ministry said this morning it had neutralized 13 Ukrainian aerial drones in the Krasnodar region (south) and near the annexed Crimean peninsula. “Five Ukrainian aerial drones were shot down by air defense systems in the Krasnodar region,” the ministry said in a statement. According to the same source, eight other aerial drones were intercepted during the night “above the Black Sea, near the coast of Crimea”.

The Russian military says it destroyed two Ukrainian naval drones in the Black Sea last night that were “directed towards Crimea”. Additionally, eight ATACMS tactical missiles were destroyed by Russian anti-aircraft defenses over the Sea of ​​Azov near Crimea.

Cheque

Gabriel Attal believes that neither the National Rally nor the France Insumais are diplomatically credible. A government spokesman laments the refusal of elected representatives of both parties in the European Parliament to vote on the support package for Ukraine. The RN and LFI today take their stand during this pre-war election.

International

Volodymyr Zelensky

At Platform X, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed that Kyiv would “continue to counter Russia’s efforts to undermine the peace summit in two weeks.” The meeting, which will bring together at least 90 countries, will take place from June 15 to 16 in Switzerland, at the request of Ukraine and in the absence of Moscow. “Russia is not in a position to make the summit a failure, and although Russia has made no effort to achieve this goal, Russia is putting pressure on leaders and openly threatening to destabilize many countries,” criticized Volodymyr Zelensky.

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I take it

NATO meets today and tomorrow in Prague under pressure from some of its members, including France, who want Ukraine to now be able to attack Russian soil with NATO-supplied weapons.

Hello and welcome to this live broadcast dedicated to the war in Ukraine. Find the latest information on the topic.

Posted by former President Nicolas Sarkozy “grave doubts” Emmanuel Macron has hinted in an interview about the possibility of sending Western troops to Ukraine to fight Russia. Picaro. “Being strong with (Vladimir) Putin means taking the risk of negotiating with him directly and firmly, not engaging in a bellicose spiral with incalculable consequences.”Believing that Ukraine should, says the former head of state “Maintain the link (…) between the Slavic world and Europe”.

“Permit me to express serious doubts about sending ground troops.”Emmanuel Macron returns to the controversy he created at the end of February when he confirmed that Western armed forces should not be sent to Ukrainian soil. “exception” In future.

“I can’t see Tolstoy and Balzac’s country going to war?”Mr. Sarkozy warns “Sweet Relationships” The current head of state and he “I like talking to him”.

If he promises that “some” His ideas “please” For Emmanuel Macron, he recognizes that “That doesn’t mean he accepts them.”He added that he disagreed “With all that he hath done”.


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