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Macron says he has no plans to talk on the phone with Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron. File photoPARIS, Jun 16 French President Emmanuel Macron said he does not yet plan a telephone conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, but does not rule out such a possibility in the future. Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Prime Minister In Italy, Mario Draghi arrived on Thursday in Ukraine, where he met with Vladimir Zelensky. press conference in Kyiv, which was broadcast by the Elysee Palace in social networks. Earlier, Macron said that he spent about 100 hours in telephone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the situation in Ukraine. On February 24, Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, as of March 25, the Armed Forces completed the main tasks of the first stage – they significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass.