France's Macron speaks with Putin, Zelensky about terms of ceasefire

AFP , Tuesday 22 Mar 2022

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday talked with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky about the terms of a potential ceasefire, according to the French presidency.

Emmanuel Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron. AP

They reached ``no agreement,'' the statement said, but Macron ``remains convinced of the need to continue his efforts'' and he ``stands alongside Ukraine.''

The Kremlin confirmed that Putin and Macron had a call in which they exchanged views about the situation in Ukraine, including the talks between Russian and Ukrainian negotiators. It didn't give further details.

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