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Macron claims Crimea belongs to Russia

Summary of Disinformation

Even French President Emmanuel Macron considers Crimea as part of Russia.


Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the legitimacy of the Russian annexation of Crimea.

President Emmanuel Macron has repeatedly stated that France refuses to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea. In 2017, speaking after talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Paris, Macron said that France is committed to Ukraine’s sovereignty with its recognised borders.

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Reported in: Issue 146
Date: 20.04.2019
Language: Italian
Country: Russia, Ukraine, France
Keywords: illegal annexation, Emmanuel Macron, Crimea
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Italia
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