French President Emmanuel Macron plans to hold a video linkup with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday, June 26, the French president’s administration said on Wednesday.
“The talks in the videoconference format are planned for Monday afternoon,” a spokesperson for Macron’s administration said.
In his words, the two leaders need to “ensure further progress in settling crises, including the one in Ukraine.”
According to the French president’s administration, Macron also expects to discuss with Putin “issues of ensuring strategic stability,” the situation in Libya and Iran and the novel coronavirus pandemic. Besides, the two leaders are also expected to address “the main crises that are on the UN Security Council’s agenda.”