In a phone conversation, the President of France and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom confirmed their readiness to support Ukraine in the war against the Russian Federation “as long as it takes.”
This is stated in the press release published on the website of the Elysee Palace.
Macron and Johnson declared their intention to continue cooperation in providing military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
“The President of the Republic and the Prime Minister confirmed their determination to provide as much assistance to Ukraine as necessary and to maintain a high level of coordination between partners to meet the military, humanitarian, and economic needs of the Ukrainian people,” reads the statement.
It is noted that the parties also discussed the food crisis caused by Russian aggression against Ukraine. Macron and Johnson reiterated their support for Europe’s efforts to export food by road and river transport as part of “solidarity lanes”.
In addition, during the conversation, the leaders touched upon the issues of UK–France relations.