Marine Le Pen accused the European Union of encroaching on Russia's sphere of influence … In an interview with the Rzeczpospolita newspaper, the French presidential candidate, chairman of the National Unity Party Marine Le Pen accused the European Union of encroaching on Russia's sphere of influence and called on France to act as a balancing force in the world.
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Le Pen stressed that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin will not make the mistake of invading Ukraine. “But I also believe that the EU has played the role of a pyromaniac firefighter in this matter. You can say what you want, but Ukraine is in Russia's sphere of influence, “the presidential candidate said.
The politician also called on European countries to start fighting” the threat of Islamism looming over Europe. “
< p> Earlier, the press secretary of the European Commission Peter Stano said that the EU is closely following the news about Russian troops on the Ukrainian border and is seriously approaching the threat of a possible escalation. “When it comes to the issue of building up Russian military power around Ukraine, we take it very seriously,” he said.