China 'considering' supplying weapons to Russia, US warns

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sunday that China was considering providing weapons including ammunition to Russia in its war against Ukraine. Earlier on Sunday, France said it will begin delivering the armoured vehicles it has promised Ukraine by next weekend. European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in a speech at the Munich Security Conference that the West must provide more military aid to Ukraine and speed up its delivery. Read our live blog to see how all the day's events unfolded. All times are Paris time (GMT+1).

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9:04pm: Macron assures Zelensky of support for 10-point peace plan

French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by telephone on Sunday to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky as Western leaders aim to strengthen their support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's latest military attacks.

Macron's office said in a statement the two leaders had discussed Zelensky's recent visits to London, Paris and the European Union in Brussels, and that Macron had reaffirmed to Zelensky NATO backing for more military supplies to Ukraine.

Macron also reaffirmed to Zelenskiy his support for a 10-point peace proposal laid out by Zelenskiy, during their phone call.

Macron had told French paper Le Journal du Dimanche in an interview published on Sunday that while France wanted Russia to be defeated in Ukraine, France did not want to "crush" Russia.

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