New telephone conversation between the French and Russian presidents
Ukraine-Russia war, new telephone conversation between French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The interview lasted one hour and 45 minutes, reports Bfmtv.
“The attacking army is the Russian army“Macron replied to the Russian president who argued during their interview that” the responsibility of letting civilians out of the encircled cities lies with the Ukrainians. “Macron also said that” he has no reason to believe that the Ukrainian army danger to civilians. “The French president reported finding a Russian president” very determined to achieve his goals “, including” denazification “of Ukraine and recognition of the independence of Crimea and Donbass, according to reports reported by the French presidency.
Macron asked “that international humanitarian law is respected, the protection of civilian populations and the provision of humanitarian aid have been ensured. He recalled the importance of a solution in the context of negotiations that is fully acceptable to the Ukrainians, “the Elysée said in a statement.
During the telephone interview, Macron expressed his “grave concern about the nuclear safety risks associated with the Russian invasion of Ukraine“and” the need to take concrete measures to respond to this concern. “Macron” stressed the absolute need to avoid compromising the integrity of Ukrainian civilian nuclear installations. It is imperative to guarantee security in line with the rules of the IAEA and the proposal of the director general “, the Elysée announced in a press release.
The Russian president, notes the French presidency, “has accepted that work in this direction be started without delay”.
In the phone call, Putin accused Kiev of not allowing the evacuation of the civilian population from the citiesthe Kremlin announced, specifying that “Putin drew attention to the fact that Kiev does not yet respect the agreements reached on such a serious humanitarian issue”.
“In particular, despite the ceasefire announced on March 5 by the Russian side for the exit of civilians and foreign citizens from Mariupol and Volnovakha – continues the note – the Ukrainian nationalists did not allow the evacuation from these cities and the break in hostilities. it was used again only to strengthen the forces and means in their positions “.
The Russian president also accused “Ukrainian radicals” for the attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plantthe largest in Europe in southern Ukraine.
“Vladimir Putin informed (Macron, ed) of the provocation of Ukrainian radicals in the area of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant,” the Kremlin said. “The radiation levels are normal,” he added.