How France’s presidential election could impact Ukraine war

FILE - French President Emmanuel Macron, left, winks as he shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after a joint news conference following their talks in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. France is thousands of miles from Ukraine, but what happens in French voting stations this month could have repercussions in Ukrainian battlefields. Nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen wants to halt arms supplies to Ukraine, improve Western ties with Russia and weaken the EU and NATO, which would undermine long-held Western alliances and efforts to stop the war. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

How France’s presidential election could impact Ukraine war