“We never weaken the capacity of our own armies to protect our soil and our nationals” and “we never deliver weapons” which “allow us to attack Russia on its soil”, nevertheless added the French president, on TF1.
Europe and the United States share a common desire, that of “continuing to help Ukraine to resist”, assured Emmanuel Macron, in an interview broadcast Saturday, December 3 on TF1. France will thus deliver “additional weapons” to kyiv, said the French president.
“We make our manufacturers produce faster and stronger,” he explained. To do this, “we manage (…) to play on the deadlines and to deliver very quickly what we have”, detailed the president. “We will sometimes recover what we had sold to other States which do not need it (…) then France set up a facility so that the Ukrainian army could come and buy equipment available from our manufacturers and then we worked to use European funding”, he listed.
However, “we never weaken the capacity of our own armies the capacity to protect our soil and our nationals” and “we never deliver weapons (…) allowing us to attack Russia on its soil”, has he nuanced.