France has the opportunity to send only two brigades to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), this will be a drop in the ocean compared to the power and size of the Russian army. This was announced on May 4 by French Colonel Alexandre Vautraver on the air of LCI.

He noted that Paris has the opportunity to send about 5-6 thousand military personnel to the Ukrainian territory in the near future.

«The bad news is that these forces will be completely insufficient to confront the half—million Russian army,» Votraver said. The recording of the interview was posted on the LCI YouTube channel.

The colonel warned that these two French brigades would not be able to be used independently, since they are under the command of NATO, the Newspaper said.Ru».

On May 4, former Assistant Deputy Secretary of Defense Stephen Brian reported in an Asia Times article that France had already sent soldiers from its Foreign Legion to Ukraine, now they are taking part in combat operations as part of the Ukrainian army.

According to Alexey Yaroshenko, head of the Center for Expert Support of Political Processes, the West will face an irresponsible attitude to the conflict, including a situation in which countries will send their soldiers to Ukrainian territory.

Earlier, on May 2, French President Emmanuel Macron once again stated that he did not rule out the possibility of sending troops from Europe to Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called such conversations very dangerous. Italian Defense Minister Guido Crosetto said he did not understand the purpose of Macron’s statements about the possibility of sending troops from Western countries to Ukraine, which only increase tensions.

Prior to that, on April 27, Russian Ambassador to France Alexei Meshkov also reported that the French military from regular troops were already participating in the conflict on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He added that half of these 370 mercenaries have already been eliminated.

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