In addition, Macron said that Russia uses energy and food as military tools
French President Emmanuel Macron accused Russia of waging “a new type of global hybrid war”. He also stated that the Russian Federation is the last colonial imperial state.
This is reported by Challenges.
Emmanuel Macron harshly criticized Russia during a press conference in Benin during a tour of Africa together with the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergei Lavrov. In addition, he said that what is happening today, he “would like to describe in rougher terms.”
They decided that information, energy and food are military tools put to the service of a continental imperialist war against UkraineEmmanuel Macron
In addition, the head of France called Russia “one of the last colonial imperial powers”.
Russia has launched an offensive against Ukraine, this is a territorial war that, as it seemed to us, disappeared from European soil, this is a war of the beginning of the 20th, even the 19th century. I am talking about the continent (Africa) that suffered from of colonial imperialismEmmanuel Macron
It is known that Macron will also visit Cameroon, Benin, and Guinea-Bissau this week, while Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit other countries on the continent to strengthen relations with Africa.
Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also met with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who praised Russia as a partner in the fight against colonialism a century ago. Museveni publicly appealed to Russia to help build the first nuclear power plant in East Africa.