Days After Putin’s Nuclear Drill Move, Macron’s ‘Don’t Want War’ Clarification | Ukraine | Russia

Published on May 13, 2024 12:13 AM IST Amid the intensifying Russia-Ukraine war, the French President made a new remark on the West’s role. Emmanuel Macron, on May 11, while answering a question on whether France is ‘going to go to war’, said Paris seeks to avoid direct involvement in the Ukraine conflict. However, Macron … Read more

After UK, Russia Threatens To Attack France Army; Will Macron Follow-Up On Warnings To Putin?

Published on May 09, 2024 12:56 AM IST Russia, on May 8, warned NATO nation France against sending its troops to war-torn Ukraine. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson cited recent comments made by French President Emmanuel Macron. Maria Zakharova said there are growing number of French citizens among those killed in Ukraine. Watch for more. INTERNATIONAL … Read more

Xi Arrives In France For State Visit As Macron Looks To Persuade China Against Supporting Russia

Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in France on Sunday for a state visit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, with discussions set to encompass a spectrum of topics from Ukraine to trade relations. This visit marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between France and China and signals Xi’s first trip to Europe since 2019, … Read more

US Police Disperse NYU Encampment, Campus Demonstrations Also Come Up In France

In a bid to quell ongoing demonstrations, law enforcement authorities intervened to dismantle encampments at both New York University (NYU) and The New School on Friday. The operation, initiated at the behest of university officials, marks a significant development amidst a wave of pro-Palestinian protests gripping campuses across the United States. According to news agency … Read more

NATO Nation France ‘Fears Russian Attack’; Macron Wants Europe To Rethink Its Nuclear Potential

Published on Apr 28, 2024 08:43 PM IST French President Emmanuel Macron makes new pitch to keep Europe independent of U.S.-led West. Macon called on Europe to ‘open debate’ on its own nuclear force. He said there should be a discussion on building up a pan-European defense capability. Western leaders have insisted on boosting defense … Read more

Russia Summons French Ambassador Over Minister’s ‘Unacceptable’ Comments

Sejourne on Monday said that France had no interest in talking to the Kremlin, a few days after a telephone conversation between Russian and French army ministers ended in divergent accounts. (Reuters) French ambassador Pierre Levy “was informed about the unacceptable character of such statements, which have nothing to do with reality,” the Russian foreign … Read more

US France Urge Nationals Avoid Travel To Israel Iran West Braces For Retaliatory Strikes In Middle East

After the United States, France on Friday warned its citizens to “imperatively refrain from travel in the coming days to Iran, Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian territories”, the foreign minister’s entourage told AFP. This comes amid the fear of retaliation from Iran days after Israel’s attack on its soil. Iran has threatened reprisals against Israel … Read more

Russia Says “Fear” Of Ukraine Deployment Costs France Soldiers, Macron’s $3.2B Pledge Under Scrutiny

The French army is seeing fewer recruits amid fears of being sent to Ukraine, TASS reported, quoting Russian envoy to France Alexey Meshkov as saying. “French society takes such statements seriously and openly says that this is another step towards World War III,” said Meshkov. The diplomat added that no one in France “wants a … Read more

‘Ready For War’: French Army Chief As Macron Mulls Fighting Against Russia In Ukraine

Updated on Mar 20, 2024 01:00 PM IST French Army Chief Pierre Schill declared that his country is ready for the “toughest engagements” in order to defend itself in a special interview with Le Monde. Schill made his remarks in the midst of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. It also occurred weeks after … Read more

‘Not At War With Russia’: Germany’s Scholz Tells Macron Publicly Amid Rift Over Ukraine Proposal

Published on Mar 16, 2024 04:33 PM IST German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that countries that support Ukraine are not at war against Russia. Olaf’s statement came during a joint presser with French President Emmanuel Macron and Polish PM Donald Tusk in Berlin. The NATO leaders meet to mend ties over Ukraine and to express … Read more