According to him, this also applies to other countries that think so and express that opinion. “Because it is Russia that humbles itself. We better all focus on how to put Russia back in its place. That will bring peace and save lives,” Koeleba said on Twitter.
Macron had again warned against a disparaging treatment of Russia. This would only complicate diplomatic negotiations after the end of the war.
The French president is one of the few Western leaders to try to keep the dialogue with his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin going. Moreover, he has not yet visited Kiev, but does not rule out the possibility that it will come this month.