Macron found an explanation why Putin started a war against Ukraine
The French president also said that he considers Putin’s decision to mobilize in Russia a mistake.
French President Emmanuel Macron said that the decision of the head of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, to start a war against Ukraine may be a consequence of his isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. It is reported CNN.
“It is clear to everyone that the leader who decided to start a war, the leader who decided to escalate, is President Putin. And I don’t have a rational explanation (why he started a war against Ukraine, – ed.). I think it’s a combination of strategy German intervention, and, I would say, the consequences of Putin’s COVID isolation during the pandemic,” Macron said.
The French president also said that decision on mobilization in the Russian Federation he considers it a mistake and a lost opportunity to “follow the path to peace”.
We will remind, September 11 Macron spoke with Putin during a video conference. They discussed the situation in Ukraine, focusing on the issue of restoring the safety of the Zaporizhzhia NPP.
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