Ukraine not ready for EU or NATO, French Foreign Minister says

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Laurent Fabius

Laurent Fabius, the Foreign Minister of France:

  • “EU is not ready to provide EU membership to Ukraine”.
  • “Nobody wants Ukraine in NATO”
  • Should Vladimir Putin return to the G8?”

Source: itele.fr – i-Télé. – June 7, 2014

Laurent Fabius, the Foreign Minister of France, granted an exclusive interview to i-Télé on his way back from the inauguration of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday, June 7th, 2014.

According to Fabius, there is no agreement in Europe with Poroshenko’s thesis that the signing of an association agreement should be the first step towards full membership of Ukraine in the EU. Continue reading

Celebration in Normandy as an opportunity for diplomacy

London – On June 6th, at least 17 state leaders, including the Queen of England, President of the United States and the Chancellor of Germany, are to meet in Normandy. They will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the deployment of the anti-Hitler coalition army and the opening of the western front in Europe. However, contemporary history will also be created in France. As the newly-elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has been invited, might have the opportunity for the first meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

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Ukrainians in London Protested Against France Supporting Russia

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Sunday, 1 June 2014 from 2.00 pm: Ukrainians in London protested against the government deal that will see France supply Russia with two Mistral warships, and President Hollande’s invitation to his counterpart President Putin to attend the D-Day commemorations. Continue reading

The testimony of a French citizen and apologies for EU cowardice

Liberty on the Barricades by Agence France-Press photographer Viktor DrachevSome days are like that, you wake up and you just want to vomit.

The actions of Yanukovych’s regime do not surprise me: what else could we expect from such a criminal regime of liars and thieves? The actions of the Ukrainian people do not surprise me either: after all, what else could they do but fight against such a dictatorship?

What really makes me sick in fact is the way we behave. By “we” I mean “Europe”, by “we”  I mean the “free” world… Continue reading