Italian Politician Sparks Outrage After Referring to French President Macron as ‘Feminine’ Amid Heightened Tensions

Italian Politician Sparks Outrage After Referring to French President Macron as ‘Feminine’ Amid Heightened Tensions

Italian politician Roberto Menia faces backlash after describing French President Emmanuel Macron as ‘feminine’ during a discussion about Macron’s proposal regarding NATO’s potential involvement in Ukraine.

Menia’s comment comes amidst heightened tensions between Italy and France.

Reactions and Criticism

Menia’s remark elicited audible groans from fellow senate members, with even the leader of the Brothers of Italy party, Lucio Malan, distancing himself from the comments.

Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi condemned Menia’s statement, highlighting its lack of respect and cultural sensitivity.

Italian Prime Minister’s Position

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni expressed opposition to Macron’s proposal for NATO intervention in Ukraine, setting the stage for potential discord between the two European leaders.

Meloni emphasized the need to avoid actions that could lead to a dangerous escalation of the conflict.

Macron’s Show of Strength

In response to criticism and amidst ongoing tensions, Macron attempted to project strength by releasing photos of himself at a boxing gym, reminiscent of similar displays by Russian President Putin.

Macron’s efforts to portray himself as a strong leader come amid warnings about the possibility of Western ground troops entering Ukraine.

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