Macron, Scholes and Drake visit Irbine on the outskirts of Kiev
European leaders are present in the city of Irfin, a suburb of Que, especially in the presence of Roman President Claus Iohanis.
Volodymyr Zelensky is not there. He wants to find them somewhere else after a while, especially during a press conference this Thursday at 2 p.m.
Anonymous cargo station, mobile meeting room … the bottom line of Macron’s kyiv journey
The whereabouts of Emmanuel Macron and his German and Italian counterparts were kept secret until the end. With such an exceptional device this trip is historically significant.
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Emmanuel Macron: “I want to tell you my admiration and respect for the Ukrainian people.”
Emmanuel Macron, who left his hotel in Kiev before leaving for the city of Irfin to meet Volodymyr Zhelensky, spoke a few words before getting into his car.
“I want to tell you my admiration and respect for the people of Ukraine,” he said.
Emmanuel Macron goes to Irbine
Emmanuel Macron visited Ukraine for the first time since the start of the war this Thursday, leaving his hotel in Kiev to fly to Irbine.
The city, which had been in the hands of Russian forces at the beginning of the war, was recaptured by the Ukrainians in late March. Located in the northwestern suburbs of Q, Irbin is a strong landmark, especially since it looks like a lock opening for the capital.
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The Japanese company changes the logo reminiscent of the “Z” of the Russian army
Japan’s low-cost carrier Zipair, a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, has announced it will drop the Z-shaped logo worn by the Russian military and its supporters in Ukraine to avoid confusion.
“I think some people will be surprised to see this logo without any explanation,” Zipair chairman Shingo Nishita told a news conference on Wednesday.
Nishita said the logo should be changed to deny any connection between her company and the conflict between Russia and Ukraine: “The best thing is to alleviate these concerns,” his comments in the local media suggest.
Warning sirens sounded in the queue
Several bomb threats and warning sirens sounded in the queue on the side of the journey of Emmanuel Macron and his German and Italian colleagues Olaf Scholes and Mario Draghi. The leaders are still at their hotel in Kiev.
According to our special correspondent Ulysse Gosset, six warnings were sounded. I.e. the airspace of Ukraine has been violated.
What will Emmanuel Macron do in Ukraine for his first voyage after the start of the war?
Emmanuel Macron said he never wanted to go to the queue for a photo. So what will he do there? This morning on BFMTV, our international political correspondent Patrick Sauce described the President’s event on the spot. He is especially expected in places where massacres take place.
The press conference is scheduled for 2 pm as part of Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Ukraine.
As part of Emmanuel Macron and his German and Italian colleagues’ visit to Ukraine this Thursday, a press conference will be held on BFMTV at 2 p.m.
The President should meet with Volodymyr Zhelensky in particular, who has been impatiently waiting for his arrival since the war began.
Scholes promises to help Ukraine “as long as it takes”
German Chancellor Olaf Scholes arrived in Queue on Thursday morning with his Italian envoys Mario Draghi and Emmanuel Macron, promising to help Ukraine “as long as it needs it”.
During the visit, he said, “We not only want to show our solidarity, but also to ensure that the assistance we provide, whether financial, humanitarian, or weapons, continues.” “We will continue it until it takes over the freedom struggle of Ukraine,” he added in an interview, which was released when the three leaders arrived in kyiv after the train journey.
Clement Beyonc உ on Ukraine’s entry into the EU: “We need to start negotiations and offer candidate status”
When Emmanuel Macron arrived in Kyiv on Thursday morning with his German and Italian counterparts, this morning on the morning of FranceInfo, European Affairs Minister Clement Beyonc: made the request:
“We must open negotiations and give candidate status, we must give this signal to Ukraine. A country at war today, tomorrow, as soon as possible, must rebuild itself, it will take time.” Essential standards for entry into the EU.
Emmanuel Macron’s first words in Kiev: “Message of European unity to the Ukrainians”
In a short speech as he exited the train in the queue, Emmanuel Macron said to himself, “Before describing the day’s event, he focused:
“We are both going to go to a battlefield where assassinations took place and find President Zhelensky to conduct planned interviews.” This city is the city of Irfin.
When listening to the news for the Ukrainian people add:
“I would like to send a message of support to the Ukrainians and of European unity.”
Macron arrived in Kiev
Emmanuel Macron arrived in Kyiv by train from Thursday morning at the company of his German and Italian counterparts. His first trip was after the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
BFMTV on the President train
Italian and German media reported on Thursday before confirmation from the Elysee French side that French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholes and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi had boarded a special train bound for Kiev.
Our international political correspondent Ulysse Gosset details, from the train, this presidential trip, first since the war began.
About 10,000 civilians are still in Severodonetsk
There are still about 10,000 civilians in the town of Chevroletonetsk, the main town of Donbass, and the Russians have been trying to capture it for weeks, the governor of the Lukansk region, Sergei Keita, said on Thursday. In the telegram message.
The city is under constant bombardment and its three bridges are connected to the neighboring city of Lycitansk, with a population of 100,000 before the start of the Russian invasion on February 24.
Olaf Scholes is under pressure to sell arms
Currently on his way to kyiv, the German president has promised to supply a large number of weapons in Ukraine since the beginning of the war. A waltz-reluctance, which caused him criticism in Kiev as well as in his own country.
According to several media reports, Olaf Scholz will travel to Ukraine on Thursday, especially with the French head of state. The trip comes at a subtle time for the head of government, who has been accused by his opponents of being too complacent towards Moscow, like Emmanuel Macron.
“All the leaders of our partner countries, and of course the president, are well aware of what Ukraine needs, and the problem is that there are not enough (arms) supplies from Germany,” said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky. Said Wednesday in the German weekly magazine. Time.
Macron, Scholes and Trahi are pictured on the train to Q.
Several German and Italian media outlets aired photos of the three leaders on a train from Poland to Kiev. This is the first visit by the leaders of the three major EU countries since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
Keep in mind that Romanian President Klaus Iohanis will also attend the meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Gelensky, Elysee confirmed the palace to BFMTV. In fact, after Moldova on Wednesday, it was also planned that Emmanuel Macron would meet with his Romanian counterpart.
Emmanuel Macron had already gone to the queue after a meeting with Vladimir Putin in Moscow on February 8, but never returned there.
Macron, Scholes and Drake on the train to Q.
French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholes and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi boarded a special train bound for Kiev, Italian and German media reported on Thursday.
According to the German daily ZDF and the Italian daily, all three leaders boarded this special train in Poland and are expected Thursday morning in kyiv in Ukraine. RepublicIt publishes a photo of the three leaders boarding the train.
Two Americans fighting in Ukraine are missing, fearing they will be captured by Moscow
Lawmakers and family members said Wednesday that Americans who volunteered to fight with Ukrainian forces have been missing for several days and may have been captured by Russia.
According to these accounts, Alexander Trook and Andy Tai Hyun from Alabama were involved in the war north of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
“Earlier this week, Alexander Trook’s mother, Alexander Drook’s mother, who volunteered to help the Ukrainian military fight Russia, contacted my services after losing contact with her son,” said Alabama House spokesman Terry Sewell. A statement.
The food crisis threatens to increase the number of displaced people in the world
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned that if the world fails to avert a severe food crisis caused by Russia, the number of 100 million people uprooted will increase by “a lot of people”. The High Commissioner warned.
“What needs to be done to respond to the food insecurity crisis (…) is very important to prevent more people from moving,” Filippo Grande stressed during a conference.
He presented the organization’s 2021 annual report and said, “But he did not know that it would be a large number.”
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