French President Emmanuel Macron spoke before a meeting with Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) With the Ukrainian President Replaced Volodymyr Zelensky. During the phone call on Sunday, Macron reiterated France’s determination to help Ukraine restore its full sovereignty and territorial integrity and to work towards new sanctions with its European partners, the Elysee Palace said. Macron is expected in Berlin on Monday.
The French President condemned the arrest of the head of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant by Russian forces. Both presidents have stressed that it is urgently necessary to enable the exchange of Ukrainian personnel who ensure the operation and safety of the nuclear power plant, sources in Paris said.
Macron and Scholz want to have dinner together to discuss, among other things, the Ukraine war and the energy crisis. According to a report in the newspaper Le Monde, France wants to deliver six to twelve more Caesar-type howitzers to Ukraine. The Élysée Palace initially gave no information about the delivery.