Arms shipment to Ukraine - Q&A from the press briefing (20 January 2023)


Q: Regarding the Danish government’s intention to provide 19 CAESAR howitzers to the Ukrainian government – does France have a contractual right to review or block that shipment?

A: The allies and partners are continuing their discussions on military assistance to Ukraine, with the goal of best meeting Ukraine’s changing needs. The Danish decision was reached as a result of close coordination between Paris and Copenhagen. As President Macron reiterated, France assures Ukraine of its full support for as long as it takes, until victory is achieved.