Olaf Scholz

Putin shows no will to end war in Ukraine, says Macron's office

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The French presidential office, the Élysée  Palace, has said that during a conference call on Saturday between Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's president Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Putin showed no willingness to end the war with Ukraine.

Macron hails Franco-German unity after talks with Chancellor Scholz

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Addressing Scholz as "dear Olaf" and using the informal "tu" pronoun in French, Macron said he welcomed the show of unity between the men at their meeting.