The visit of Mario Draghi, Olaf Schulz and Emmanuel Macron to Kyiv is likely to come as a gift to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that his country will join the European Union, but the process times are clearly long. Paolo Magri, Director of the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), comments on the journey of the Italian, German and French heads of government during the Tagada episode on Tuesday, June 14, a program conducted by Tiziana Panela at La7.
A positive sign is that the three leaders, moving together, “give a minimum of coordination” but the question remains: “What will they propose? What will they present to Ukraine, which is at odds with Germany, a little less with France over arms that do not arrive?” ‘ is the analyst’s question.
The main theme, for Magri, is that “the atmosphere in Europe is changing because of this war and perhaps also in the United States.” In short, backing Ukraine to the end to defend itself from a Russian invasion unanimously is no longer far from it. “Today the war was today in the Italian newspapers on page 18, of course there were elections but tomorrow there will be a spread, the day after tomorrow the markets, the energy crisis in two weeks…”, is the example used by the ISpi director who according to which the conflict “entered the limit Low media and demand,” NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg (Are Europeans ready to pay the price that Zelensky is asking?) is supposed to be “no,” he concludes.