Yesterday, the Prime Minister spoke with President Macron about increasing tensions on Ukraine’s borders, reaffirming Britain's unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and commitment to severe sanctions if Russia invades.
- As Russia continues to show threatening behaviour towards Ukraine, the international community must face down Putin’s aggression.
- That is why the Prime Minister spoke with President Macron to discuss our respective diplomatic efforts, urging Putin to step back from his current threats and withdraw troops from Ukraine’s border. We have been clear that we stand ready with a severe set of sanctions on a level not seen before.
- We are united with our NATO allies, standing behind Ukraine in defending her sovereignty and independence, urging Russia to choose a different path through diplomacy.