In the Victory Parade, which will be held this year on Red Square in Moscow, the participation of the French military is possible. This was announced on Thursday by the chief of the General Staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation Valery Gerasimov.
At a meeting with his French counterpart François Lekuentr, Gerasimov said that Russia would be glad to see the French military at the Victory Parade this year. He noted the importance of a direct dialogue between Russia and France, especially on the eve of Russia's preparations for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory.
We deeply honor the memory of the French military, who fought with the Red Army against a common enemy, and will be glad to see the French contingent among the participants in the Victory Parade on Red Square on May 9 this year.
- said Gerasimov Francois Lekuentru.
In turn, the chief of the French General Staff said that he would give an invitation to the participation of the French military in the Victory Parade to Emmanuel Macron.
It was previously reported that in 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the French President Emmanuel Macron to the Victory Parade, which he accepted.