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Macron on Sending EU Troops to Ukraine: 'Nothing Can Be Ruled Out'

© AP Photo / Gonzalo FuentesFrench President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris
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PARIS (Sputnik) - The conference on supporting Ukraine at the Elysee Palace was attended by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Polish President Andrzej Duda and the prime ministers of about 20 EU countries.
Western leaders have discussed the possibility of sending troops to Ukraine, but no consensus has yet been reached, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, adding, however, that "nothing can be ruled out."
"Everything was discussed today in a free and direct manner. Today there is no consensus on officially sending ground troops. But in the development of the situation, nothing can be ruled out. We will do everything to prevent Russia from winning this war. Anything is possible if it is useful for achieving our goal," Macron said at a press conference following the conference on supporting Ukraine, held in Paris.
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In addition, Polish President Andrzej Duda said that NATO countries disagree on sending their military to Ukraine and have not made a decision to do so.
"If we are talking about providing specific assistance, then individual countries decide what kind of assistance they specifically provide to Ukraine. There was a heated discussion about sending soldiers to Ukraine, and there was no absolute mutual understanding on this issue. There are different opinions. But I want to emphasize that there are absolutely no such decisions," Duda told reporters after the end of a conference on supporting Ukraine, held in Paris.
On Monday, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said that several EU and NATO countries are considering the possibility of sending their military to Ukraine on the basis of bilateral agreements.