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France to participate in Peace Summit in Switzerland

Friday, 12 April 2024, 15:04
France to participate in Peace Summit in Switzerland
Emmanuel Macron. Photo: Getty Images

While on a visit to a defence company near Bordeaux, French President Emmanuel Macron said France will be participating in a summit dedicated to peace in Ukraine, which will be held in June in Switzerland.  

Source: European Pravda with reference to Ukrinform

Quote: "We will be at the meeting proposed by Switzerland and will join all the countries that want to achieve a lasting peace, a peace that respects international law and rules."


Details: Macron noted that he appreciated Switzerland’s commitment to holding this forum.

"I had an opportunity to discuss this last December during my visit to the Confederation, and I believe that this is a great initiative that will unite all countries to work on peace conditions," Macron stated.

He added that France is working closely on this issue.


  • Earlier, it was revealed that Slovakia would participate in the inaugural Peace Summit in Switzerland.
  • On 10 April, the Swiss government announced that it would host a two-day high-level conference on settling the war in Ukraine on 15 and 16 June.
  • Russia said it would not be participating in the talks.

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