French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks regarding the potential deployment of troops to Ukraine have upset some allies, notably the Americans, who privately express concerns about the risk of provoking a confrontation with Moscow. Macron’s suggestion of troop deployment aimed to make Vladimir Putin ponder its likelihood, but officials familiar with NATO’s discussions on Ukraine suggest it may have had the opposite effect. Watch Ukraine in Flames #592 to find out about how Western allies have responded to recent statements by Macron and what potential involvement of French troops in Ukraine might entail.

Ihor Seletskyi, Executive Director of the NGO “Euro-Atlantic Course”
Oleksii Honcharenko, People’s Deputy of Ukraine, President of the PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons

00:00 – Intro
02:13 – (Seletskyi) “Putin must always be afraid”
07:38 – (Honcharenko) “French contingent on the territory of Ukraine”
11:15 – Outro
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