Countries like Germany and France do not want NATO to be dragged directly into the war.
"It's an important moment. It's a message of unity we're sending to the Ukrainians, of support, to talk both about the present and the future, since the coming weeks, as we know, will be very difficult," Macron said as they arrived.
The infighting is mostly due to Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria. Macron has complained that Trump pulled US troops out of the region without warning his NATO allies. Turkey saw the move as a greenlight to send its troops in.
When NATO’s 30 foreign ministers met in Bucharest in November to map out further aid plans for Ukraine and regional players under pressure from Russia, there was a notable ministerial absence: France. French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna was with President Emmanuel Macron on a state visit to the United States,
Looking ahead to a likely spring offensive, the US and Germany are sending Ukraine an array of armoured vehicles, including 50 tank-killing Bradleys, to expand its ability to move troops to the front lines and beef up its forces against Russia as the war nears its first anniversary. The vehicles don’t fulfil Ukraine’s request for combat tanks.
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