"It would be funny if it weren't so tragic."  Macron on "referenda" in the occupied territories

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The international community does not recognize the “referendums on joining Russia” of the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR and the occupied Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. This was stated by French President Emmanuel Macron, reports Reuters.

Macron called the “referenda” a “parody” and “cynicism.” The idea of ​​holding them “would be funny if it weren’t so tragic,” the French president added.

He also said that he plans to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the coming days, transmits Then24.

In addition to Macron, the German chancellor announced the refusal to recognize the planned “referendums” Olaf ScholzPrime Minister of Estonia Kaya CallasMinister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia Edgar RinkevichSecretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg.

On September 19, in the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR, and on September 20, in the occupied Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, they announced plans to hold “referendums on joining Russia.” They will be held September 23-27.

The office of the President of Ukraine said that the “referenda” would not interfere with Kyiv’s attempts to retake the captured Ukrainian territories.

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Source: meduza.io

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