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Readout of President Biden’s Call with President Macron of France and Chancellor Scholz of Germany
February 21, 2022

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke with President Emmanuel Macron of France and Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany today about Russia’s ongoing escalation along the borders of Ukraine. The leaders strongly condemned President Putin’s decision to recognize the so-called DNR and LNR regions of Ukraine as “independent.” They discussed how they will continue to coordinate their response on next steps.