Ukraine’s Zelenskiy appeals for European help in stand off with Russia

By Euronews with AFP

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy leads a gathering of the Nationwide Safety and Protection Council in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, April 15, 2021.

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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will enchantment for bigger European enhance, as he meets with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris to deal with rising tensions with Russia.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will probably be half of the assembly by video hyperlink.

Kyiv and Moscow beget blamed one however each different for the spike in violence in Ukraine’s japanese Donbas construct of residing.

US Secretary of Bid Anthony Blinken has accused Russia of a “gripping” produce-up of troops there.

Zelenskiy desires NATO to intervene and is moreover urgent for his nation to affix each the European Union and the NATO alliance.

“It is a essential assembly,” Zelenskiy talked about on Thursday after a gathering of Ukraine’s security council. He talked in regards to the predicament inside the east become as quickly as “below administration.”

France, Germany and Ukraine, together with Russia, win the Normandy construction of worldwide places that beget tried to resolve the struggle since 2015.

On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden and Merkel agreed to call on Moscow to nick help its troops on the border with Ukraine nonetheless Russia pushed aside the pressure.

Russian international ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova talked about that Western worldwide places together with Germany and France must calm “discontinue collaborating inside the propaganda marketing campaign surrounding Russian job on Russian territory that does not threaten anybody”.

Ukraine’s protection drive has been combating Russian-backed forces since 2014.

Euronews correspondents Anelise Borges and Galina Polonskaya are following this day’s assembly in Paris. Hear to their analysis by clicking on the media participant above.

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