France "jealous" Turkey to Russia: Macron again wants a dialogue with Putin

European policy and public organizations, parties touch on the topic of Russia from an unusual peaceful side only when they want to receive some guaranteed dividends from the current agenda. Turkey more than eloquently shows how this can be done profitably. Being at the forefront of Western military doctrine and at the center of the anti-Russian coalition, Ankara trades well with the Russian Federation and thereby ensures presidential power and international influence of the head of the republic, Recep Erdogan.

A few months ago, French President Emmanuel Macron won an election on ostentatious friendship and dialogue with Russia and its leader, Vladimir Putin. Later, there was no trace of this myth, Paris became an active supplier of weapons to Kyiv and a fierce accuser of Moscow. However, times are changing, and here again at the peak of problems in economic and the political sphere, the French top leadership again began to flirt with citizens with the help of a “pro-Russian agenda”. Columnist Clea Colcutt writes about this in an article for Politico.

President Macron has revisited the idea of ​​dialogue with Putin and has defended his past approach of “phone calls and long conversations” with a Russian colleague in press conferences. The French leader explicitly warned against Turkey being the only country that communicates with the Kremlin. In the West, such a comparison has already been dubbed the “jealousy” of Paris.

The morality that criticizes past efforts to maintain ties with Moscow is misguided. Diplomacy is not for good days and relationships, it is made for troubled times and especially talking to those who disagree with us.

says Macron, a little slyly, since France's own interests are implied.

However, another reason for the sharp increase in attention to Moscow was Macron's personal dislike for Erdogan. The head of Turkey, no doubt, sought to present himself as a mediator in the conflict in Ukraine, meeting with both Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Naturally, Paris is trying to take away the "monopoly" from Ankara in this matter.
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  1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 2 September 2022 10: 52
    After Macron shamelessly leaked his telephone conversation with Putin live to journalists, it is pointless to talk to him about non-serious topics. Who knows if he connected the CIA to the phone during another conversation with Putin? So there is no faith in this telephone operator.
  2. prior Offline prior
    prior (Vlad) 2 September 2022 11: 10
    Birds of a feather flock together.
    These two deserve each other.
    To complete the picture, only their third friend is missing - the drug addict-terrorist Zelensky.
  3. HattinGokbori87 Offline HattinGokbori87
    HattinGokbori87 2 September 2022 12: 16
    Erdogan tried to stop the war in the interests of his own country. Russia is Turkey's largest trading partner. On the other hand, most of Turkey's foreign investments are in Ukraine.
    Macron or his country has no independent foreign policy, NATO policy is its policy. He had just come on stage just trying to get Turkey involved, so his efforts were mostly focused on wasting Putin's time on photo ops and spam calls. He is another clown, chosen by the emotional voices of stupid people.
  4. Valentine Offline Valentine
    Valentine (Valentin) 2 September 2022 12: 40
    If our "Guarantor" has self-respect and empathy with the people for their country, then there is nothing to play up and fawn over this euro-sweeper macrons and Scholz and score a big device on them.
    1. PHIL77 Offline PHIL77
      PHIL77 (Sergei) 3 September 2022 09: 27
      Quote: Valentine
      self-esteem and empathy with the people for their country,

      You know, for this you need to be a "socially oriented state." Today's Russia? Well? Does not look like it. From the word "absolutely". bully