In a video with Serge Gainsbourg’s erotic song “Je t’aime moi non plus” in the background, Ukraine asks France for an extra “romantic gesture” with the delivery of new weapons.
Music of Gainsbourg, muses of French charm and sunset. The Ukrainian army has broken the codes of military communication in a clip in which Paris begged to show “romanceby sending in more Caesar artillery pieces.
We don’t wage war with flowers, but Kiev will have had the merit of trying. The clip on the Twitter account of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense is undoubtedly the most original version of all Kiev’s pleas for more Western aid in its fight against Russia.
“Romantic gestures take many forms“, we can read in the clip as we scroll through images of roses, chocolate, nightfall on the Seine with the Eiffel Tower in the background. And even of two loving hands interlocking.”But if you really want to win our hearts, nothing beats self-propelled and highly mobile 155mm artillery‘, continues the 41-second film about images of Caesar rifles. With in the background the very erotic “I love you tooby Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin.
“Thank you very much, France”
French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed last week that Paris is considering sending six additional Caesar guns to Ukraine, in addition to the 18 already delivered. These guns, the flagship of the French artillery, have a range of 40 kilometers. “Thank you very much Franceconcludes the clip in French in the text, with photos of the French and Ukrainian presidents, before continuing in English:Send more“.
The video, which has gone viral on social networks, is broadcast with these few words:Sophie Marceau…Isabelle Adjani…Brigitte Bardot…Emmanuel Macron! … and the CAESARs!The publication comes after two days of heavy bombing raids on several Ukrainian cities and installations by the Russian army, which have revived the debate over the strengthening of Kiev’s defense capabilities by its Western allies. France has so far also deployed anti-tank and delivered anti-aircraft missiles, forward armored vehicles (VAB), fuel, individual equipment and approximately fifteen 155mm TRF1 towed guns.It is studying the possibility of providing 20 armored Bastion vehicles.
But according to the rankings compiled by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, France is only 11th in military aid to Ukraine with 233 million euros in aid since the beginning of 2022, against 25 billion for the United States, 4 billion for the United States. United Kingdom, 1.8 billion for Poland and 1.13 billion for Germany.
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