STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT. French President Emmanuel Macron, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian premier Mario Draghi arrived in Ukraine by train and headed to the Kyiv suburb of Irpin, scene of fierce battles early in the brutal war.
Later joined in Kyiv by Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis, they met their Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, who has been lobbying his western allies for more and faster weapons deliveries and the promise of a European future.
The European Union’s most powerful leaders on Thursday embraced Ukraine’s bid to be accepted as a candidate for EU membership, in a potent symbol of support in Kyiv’s battle against Russia’s invasion.
Meanwhile in East Jakarta, foreign issue observer, Erlangga Pratama said political decision to support Ukraine against Russia have made by several European countries will make Russia to push and stop Russia’s oil, gas, and other natural resources to European countries who were challenged Russia such as French, Germany, Italia and Romania.
“The European countries must be ready go to brutal and destructive economic gorce if Russia will embargo and sanction them through stop expor gas, oil, grain, wheat etc. The European countries will collaps if its happens,” predict Erlangga Pratama (Red/many sources).