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Macron manufacturers invasion of Ukraine return to ‘imperialism’

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday instructed the United Nations that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine harked again to an age of imperialism.

“What we’ve got witnessed since February 24 is a return to the age of imperialism and colonies. France refuses this and can work persistently for peace,” he instructed the UN Basic Meeting.

“Who’s a hegemon now if not Russia?” he requested.

Macron addressed the Basic Meeting hours after Russian allies mentioned they might name referendums on annexation in occupied components of Ukraine, a transfer denounced by Western powers.

European international locations and the US have imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia however a variety of creating nations have sought extra of a center floor and concern that the Ukraine disaster is overshadowing different considerations.

“Those that are silent now on this new imperialism, or are secretly complicit with it, present a brand new cynicism that’s tearing down the worldwide order with out which peace will not be attainable,” Macron mentioned.



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