In a present of help to Ukraine following its invasion by Russia, the leaders of France, Germany and Italy met President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday. That is the primary time French President Emmanuel Macron, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian premier Mario Draghi visited Kyiv after the battle started this February.
Nonetheless, this go to by the European leaders has been deemed as an empty gesture by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aide Dmitry A. Medvedev. In a scathing observe, Medvedev, the present vice-chairman of Vladimir Putin’s Safety Council, referred to the French, German and Italian leaders as “European fans of frogs, liverwurst and and spaghetti.”
Attacking the leaders within the strongly-worded tweet, Mr Medvedev stated, “European fans of frogs, liverwurst and spaghetti love visiting Kyiv. With zero use. Promised EU membership and old howitzers to Ukraine, lushed up on gorilka and went home by train, like 100 years ago. All is well. Yet, it won’t bring Ukraine closer to peace. The clock’s ticking.”
European followers of frogs, liverwurst and spaghetti love visiting Kiev. With zero use. Promised EU membership and previous howitzers to Ukraine, lushed up on gorilka and went house by practice, like 100 years in the past. All is effectively. But, it will not convey Ukraine nearer to peace. The clock’s ticking
— Dmitry Medvedev (@MedvedevRussiaE) June 16, 2022
Beforehand, Medvedev had accused the US of stoking “disgusting” Russophobia internationally. “It will not work – Russia has the might to put all of our brash enemies in their place,” he had said.
The European leaders’ Kyiv go to comes at a time when Ukraine has sought extra weapons, at the same time as Russia takes extra management over Donbas in southeastern Europe. Later this month, member nations of the European Union are additionally set to take a call on Ukraine’s EU candidacy in gentle of the extended battle and the nation’s continued request to affix the financial and political union.
In a present of help to Ukraine, the West has been extending navy help to Kyiv. Along with this, a number of nations have additionally issued sanctions on Putin’s authorities and revisited their dependency on Russian power.