Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of failing to take peace talks seriously Russian President Vladimir Putin warned France’s Emmanuel Macron that the EU was “ignoring” Ukraine’s “war crimes,” and that “the West could assist halt these atrocities by placing relevant pressure on the Kyiv authorities.”
Claiming the EU was “ignoring” Ukraine’s “war crimes”, Russian President Vladimir Putin told France’s Emmanuel Macron “the West could help stop these atrocities by putting relevant pressure on the Kyiv authorities.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron Tuesday the West must stop supplying weapons to Ukraine and accused Kyiv of not taking talks to end the conflict seriously, the Kremlin said.
Accusing Ukrainian forces of committing war crimes and claiming the EU was “ignoring” them, Putin told Macron “the West could help stop these atrocities by putting relevant pressure on the Kyiv authorities, as well as halting the supply of weapons to Ukraine”.
Putin also said Kyiv was not being consistent or ready for “serious work” on ending the conflict.
“The Russian side is still open to dialogue,” the Russian leader told Macron, according to the Kremlin readout.
Macron for his part, according to the Kremlin, said global food security was under threat due to the Ukraine conflict.
The conflict has killed thousands of people and displaced more than 13 million, creating the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II.