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The tensions between Ukraine and Russia are a challenge for the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers. A turn could bring a scheduled conversation between the US and Russia's resort chefs. © Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs / TASS / Imago Images US Secretary of Foreign Minister Antony Blinking (l.) And his Russian colleague Sergej Lavrov met most recently in May 2021 According to the US government, Foreign Minister Antony will blink with his Russian counterpart Sergej Lawrow together on Thursday
Ukraine-crisis / France-Macron (Lead 1): Lead 1-The situation Ukraine-Russia is "unstable", says Macron
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Paris, December 9 (Reuters) - The situation between Ukraine and Russia is "unstable", said Thursday French President Emmanuel Macron, indicating that he was going to talk next week with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodimir Zelenski and with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
speaking at a press conference intended to present the priorities of the French Presidency of the European Union, the Head of State added that the intervention of the United States in the Ukrainian file did not change anything to Discussions carried out in "Normandy format", which bring together France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine.
threat of invasion of Ukraine: the United States prepares a "set of initiatives" to counter a possible Russian attack
© Valery Ax Joe Biden said to prepare a "set of initiatives" to protect the Ukraine of a Russian attack. AFP / Andrew Caballero-Reynolds Ukraine is found again, at the heart of international diplomatic tensions. This Friday night, American President Joe Biden said to prepare a "set of initiatives" aimed at protecting the Ukraine from a Russian attack, when Kiev and Washington accuse Moscow to prepare an invasion.
The Elysée reported Tuesday that the leaders of the format "Quint" - Germany, United States, France, Italy and Great Britain - remained "vigilant" on potential aggressive actions of Russia against Ukraine and reaffirmed their determination to guarantee the sovereignty, stability and security of Ukraine.
Video: Ukraine-Konflikt: Biden Warnt Putin (Reuters)
The French Presidency had indicated that Emmanuel Macron would begin in the "coming days" with his Ukrainian and Russian counterparts.
The tensions between Russia and Ukraine have increased in recent weeks, while the two countries multiplied the military exercises and deployed thousands of soldiers at their common border, leaving fear an armed conflict.
Ukraine: Emmanuel Macron will meet with Vladimir Putin "in the coming days"
© Stephane de Sakutin / AFP Emmanuel Macron alongside Vladimir Putin, May 29, 2017 in Versailles during the coming of the Russian leader in France. For several days, Washington, NATO and Kiev have accused Moscow to massage troops at the border with Ukraine to attack the country. US President Joe Biden spoke on this Tuesday, December 7 with Vladimir Putin.
Moscow and Kiev accuse mutually to be at the origin of the escalation of tensions in eastern Ukraine, where the pro-Russian separatist forces control a large part of territory.
The United States and the European Union have warned that they would take measures against Russia if it had to launch an offensive against Ukraine.
US President Joe Biden met Tuesday videoconferencing with Vladimir Putin, warning him that Washington would impose economic sanctions from unprecedented severity against Russia in the event of military climbing. The Russian President has applied for safe guarantees, saying the expansion of NATO and the deployment by the Alliance of Offensive Arming Systems in the Region. (Written by Matthieu Protard and Jean Terzian)
Ukraine: NATO and EU Menace Moscow of "Lourdes Consequences" .
© Mikhail Metzel / Kremlin Pool / / EPA / Sputnik Pool / EFE NATO, European Union, Russia, Ukraine, Threats, Sanctions L ES Tensions do not wamber between Russia and the Western world, while the Ukrainian situation continues to worry observers. Thursday, December 16, at the end of a European summit, the 27 European Heads of State promised "heavy consequences" to Russia, if ever his army had to intervene in Ukraine. "Any new aggression (...) will have heavy consequences and a high cost", have wr