He added that the priority for the moment is to stabilize the geopolitical situation.
"We must act a few steps ahead,” Macron said.
“We wouldn't have acted in this way under any other conditions. We understand that there is a certain war exhaustion now, therefore we cannot allow this to continue. We must strive for stabilization within the current circumstances.”
On Thursday, June 23, the leaders of the 27 EU countries at the European Council summit supported giving of EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova.