British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron reportedly spoke by phone and discussed the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone. Johnson and Macron discussed the Ukraine-Russia crisis and informed each other about their talks with international partners, the British Prime Minister’s Office said in a written statement.
Johnson and Macron agreed that finding a diplomatic solution to current tensions is a top priority, the statement said. They agreed to continue working together to develop a package of sanctions that would take effect immediately if Russia further invaded Ukraine.”
Johnson and Macron discussed work to strengthen NATO’s eastern flank and ensure full protection of allies from malicious Russian activities wherever and how, the statement said.
Prime Minister Johnson reiterated to President Macron his commitment to work with France on the issue of illegal immigration, the statement said, adding that the leaders agreed to co-operate to stop people smugglers.
Macron, meanwhile, is expected to visit Russia next week.