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France - Ukraine Agreement: who voted for ? Who voted against ?

The National Assembly approved &agrav; a large majority the bilateral security agreement signed between Paris and kyiv this Tuesday March 12.

372 votes for, 99 votes against and 101 abstentions. This Tuesday, March 12, the deputies largely approved the bilateral security agreement concluded between Emmanuel Macron and the Ukrainian president, which notably contains military cooperation, but also financial aid to the Ukrainian government. amounting to three billion euros this year. "Today, the National Assembly sent' a clear message to the Ukrainian people: France is with you,” rejoiced X, the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs. egrave;res, Stéphane Séjourné. Following the vote, Emmanuel Macron announced that he will give an interview on Thursday to 20 Heures on TF1 and France 2 on the situation in Ukraine.

Tuesday evening à the Assembly, if the Renaissance deputies have, unsurprisingly, all voted for, the camp of the majorityé showed up particularly united on this subject. In addition to those from Renaissance, the deputies from Horizons and MoDem all voted. For. The LIOT group also voted favorably, when the majority of Republicans said they were in agreement, with 49 in favor and 11 abstentions. As warned this Tuesday in Telematin Jordan Bardella, the 88 deputies of the National Rally abstained.  The leader of the party in the European elections had estimated in the morning only "red lines" have been achieved, particularly regarding Ukraine's accession to the EU. the European Union and NATO. He had also denounced the recent comments of Emmanuel Macron who had not excluded the sending of troops to Ukrainian soil and had affirmed that that there were "no limits" to support &agrav; Kiev. "The escalation in which Emmanuel Macron is engaged is an irresponsible, dangerous path which worries the French.& quot;

On the other hand, à On the left of the political spectrum, opinions were more divided. On the side of LFI, the 75 deputies voted against. Là again, no real surprise, the party coordinator Manuel Bompard had notably deplored Sunday on RTL "total madness" in the president's remarks. In the Communist Party, the 22 deputies also voted. against. On Europe 1, the general secretary of the party, Fabien Roussel, had affirmed; Sunday again that his group would vote against "if the Prime Minister's speech includes the elements that are in the treaty' that Mr. Macron signed with Volodymyr Zelensky". For Fabien Roussel, the mention of the possible entry of Ukraine into NATO is "a provocation". He had even accused her of Renaissance to become "the party of war". On the other hand, socialists and environmentalists mainly voted for: 51 deputies out of 52. The senators will speak this Wednesday on the subject.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116