May 18, 2022

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“Prove that you are with us,” Zhelensky asks the Europeans

"Prove that you are with us," Zhelensky asks the Europeans

(Bruxelles) Le président ukrainien Volodymyr Zelensky, qui réclame une intégration « sans délai » de son pays à l’UE à la suite de l’invasion russe, a demandé mardi aux Européens de « prouver qu’ils sont avec l’Ukraine ».

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« L’Europe sera beaucoup plus forte avec l’Ukraine en son sein […] Without you, Ukraine would be alone, “he told MEPs during a video conference, meeting in Brussels on an extraordinary session, standing on a hemicycle and clapping.

“We are fighting for our survival […] But we are also struggling to be equal members in Europe […] So prove that you are with us, that you are not leaving us and that you are truly European, ”he stressed.

“We will take our responsibilities,” European Council President Charles Mitchell replied a few moments later.

“We will win, I know for sure […] The European choice of Ukraine is the way we begin today. I want to hear from you today that Europe will choose Ukraine, ”Volodymyr Zhelensky told MEPs.

“We are fighting for our rights, for our freedom, for our lives, for our survival […] No one will break us. We are strong, we are Ukrainians, ”he added, appearing on screen wearing a plain dark t-shirt.

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