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Paris , February 24 (Reuters) - The French President Emmanuel Macron spoke on telephone with his counterpart Ukraininen Volodimir Zelenski to whom he reiterated his support for Ukraine, announced Wednesday L'Elysee in a statement.

"The President of the Republic reiterated his support for Ukraine and his commitment to the country's sovereignty and territorial integrity," he said in the statement.

The two leaders mentioned the support that France has already brought and will continue to bring Kiev in economic and financial matters, and defensive equipment, adds the Elysee.

The communiqué also stated that the support that the European Union can bring to Ukraine will be on the agenda of the extraordinary meeting of the European Council scheduled Thursday. (Written by Camille Raynaud)

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