Find here our entire live #UKRAINE12:20 p.m .: The G7 foreign ministers have also promised to “extend the economic sanctions” targeting Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine to “sectors on which Russia is particularly dependent” while urging China “not to undermine” these measures. The seven major economic powers want to “accelerate efforts” to “end dependence on Russian energy”, according to the press release. of three days in Wangels, in the north of Germany, in which they again call on Belarus to “stop facilitating the intervention of Russia and to respect its international commitments”. borders that Russia wants to impose by force with its war in Ukraine, affirmed the foreign ministers of the group of seven great powers. deliveries of electricity to Finland as a retaliatory measure in the face of this Scandinavian country’s stated desire to join NATO. Yesterday, the Finnish subsidiary of the Russian electricity supplier InterRAO announced the suspension from Saturday of its supply, citing payment problems from Helsinki. The Finnish operator assured that it could do without Russian electricity, which represents “less than 10%” of its needs. Follow our direct.Emmanuel Macron officially begins his second term today. But the appointment of the next head of government, who will succeed Jean Castex, is still pending. Guest of franceinfo, Yaël Braun-Pivet, LREM deputy from Yvelines candidate for re-election, believes that we must be patient. Follow our live. Emmanuel Macron will travel tomorrow to Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, who died Friday at the age of 73, announced the Elysee. Consequence: Prime Minister Jean Castex will not go to the Vatican as planned, the two heads of the executive cannot be outside the territory at the same time, specified Matignon.• NEAR EAST The UN Security Council has “firmly condemned the May 11 murder of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and the wounding of another journalist in the West Bank city of Jenin,” in a unanimous statement adopted yesterday, diplomats said. This very rare unanimous position of the Security Council on a subject concerning Israel also calls for “an immediate, thorough, transparent and impartial investigation” into this murder. 11:14 a.m.: Electricity exports from Russia to Finland ceased overnight after an announcement to that effect from a Russian supplier. The company responsible for Russian electricity sales to Finland, RAO Nordic, announced yesterday its intention to stop deliveries, citing unpaid bills, as Finland prepares to announce its candidacy for NATO. In Grasse, a company is rehabilitating part of its premises to allow the reception of families fleeing Ukraine, tells us France 3 Provence-Alpes Côté d’Azur. The property management company AGEFIM has made premises (400 square meters) available, which it has rehabilitated and furnished, for refugees. 10:39 a.m .: Finland’s application for NATO membership “gives a golden argument” to “Mr. Putin’s propaganda”, reacts Bertrand Badie, professor emeritus at Sciences Po and specialist in international relations. Finland’s approach “feeds Moscow’s argument, which “tries to explain senseless aggression, saying that Russia feels threatened, surrounded by NATO”, according to the specialist. (MARC OLLIVIER / MAXPPP )10:12 a.m .: We start immediately with a point on the news: • Russia is suspending its electricity deliveries to Finland from today, announced yesterday the supplier RAO Nordic Oy, 100% owned by The Russian company InterRAO.This announcement comes against a backdrop of rising tensions between Moscow and Helsinki, which has announced its desire to join NATO “without delay” under the influence of the Russian offensive in Ukraine. An intention seen with a very bad eye by Moscow, which has already threatened a “military-technical” response. • A page was turned last night, at midnight, with the start of Macron’s second five-year term But the expectation persists of the appointment of the next Prime Minister to replace Jean Castex, who will remain in office at least until Monday . If the Élysée has given no indication, one thing is certain: the head of government is in the process of packing his boxes. But the change is not for this weekend. • The French group Sanofi was ordered by the Nanterre court to compensate up to 450,000 euros to a family whose daughter, exposed to Dépakine in utero, was born with malformations. The court considered that the risk of autistic disorders in connection with Depakine were known to the laboratory, at least in 2005, and that consequently it had the duty to mention it in the notice.• At Eurovision, the noises ratings are rising before the grand finale tonight in Italy: from the wolves of Norway to the Ukrainian favorites defending the colors of their country under grapeshot, the great song contest should break new decibel records. France is represented by the group Alvan & Ahez, whose title Fulenn is inspired by a Breton legend. Read alsoRelated topics
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