President Macron speaks with President Zelensky on the phone

President of the French Republic speaks by phone with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky

On Thursday, June 9, 2022, the President of the French Republic had a telephone conversation with the President of Ukraine, Mr. Vladimir Zelensky.

The French president asked President Zelensky about recent developments on the ground and its needs for military equipment, political support, financial assistance and humanitarian assistance. The French president told President Zelensky that France would mobilize to meet Ukraine’s needs, including in heavy weapons.

The two sides agreed to keep in touch, especially under the prospect that the European Commission will have an opinion on whether Ukraine will be granted EU candidate status. On June 23-24, the European Council will continue to discuss this.