French President Emmanuel Macron said that he intends to conduct a demanding dialogue with Russia on the Ukrainian issue, according to the French television channel LCI.

"I will have a demanding dialogue with Russia, but still a dialogue," the French leader said.

He noted that he intends to discuss the situation in Ukraine and in Syria with Putin.


Earlier, human rights defenders, activists and relatives of Ukrainian political prisoners asked French President Emmanuel Macron to demand the release of Ukrainian citizens illegally detained in the Russian Federation during his meeting with Putin.

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