Taoiseach to discuss support for Ukraine with EU leaders in Paris

Macron said last week that Russia’s ‘change of posture’ necessitated coordinated action from EU member states.

Emmanuel Macron called for a ‘collective leap forward’ from his European counterparts Picture: Jean Catuffe

Leo Varadkar will meet with other EU leaders today in Paris to discuss support for Ukraine, two years on from the Russian invasion.

Announcing the special meeting at the Elysée Palace, Emmanuel Macron, president of France, demanded a “collective leap forward” from his European counterparts in their opposition to what he termed a “change in posture” from Russia in recent weeks.

The second anniversary of the invasion comes as Volodymyr Zelensky, president of Ukraine, conceded ...