Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Thursday he spoke with Emmanuel Macron about France’s military aid to Ukraine, including “heavy weaponsSaid the French president, as well as Kiev’s candidacy to join the European Union. In a tweet, Volodymyr Zelensky claimed to have informed Emmanuel Macron of “The situation on the front lines.”In the face of Russian forces. «We discussed other military aid to UkraineHe added before concluding.Particular attention was paid to the means of Ukraine’s accession to the EU».
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Paris confirmed in a statement the telephone call between the two presidents. Emmanuel Macron «asked President Zelensky about the latest developments on the ground, as well as his needs for military equipment, political support, financial support and humanitarian aid». The French president assured his Ukrainian counterpart that “France would remain mobilized to meet Ukraine’s needs, including heavy weapons». Finally, the two heads of state “agreed to remain in contact, in particular with a view to the European Commission’s opinion on Ukraine’s candidacy for membership of the European Union, and the ensuing discussion at the European Council on 23 and 24 June».