PARIS (AFP) – French President Emmanuel Macron mentioned on Saturday (April 30) that France would “intensify” its provide of army and humanitarian assist following a dialog together with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.
Mr Zelensky thanked France for “large-scale military shipments that contribute to the Ukrainian resistance,” Mr Macron mentioned, including “that this support will continue to intensify, as will the humanitarian assistance provided by France”.
“The mission of French experts contributing to the collection of evidence to fight against impunity and allow the work of international justice concerning crimes committed in the context of the Russian aggression will continue,” he mentioned.
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The French presidency mentioned on Saturday that aid to Ukraine amounted to “more than 615 tonnes of equipment, including medical equipment, generators for hospitals, food aid, shelter aid and emergency vehicles”.
Newly re-elected Macron mentioned he wished to “work actively during his second term to restore Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, always maintaining close coordination with its European partners and allies”.