France's Macron announces fund to buy arms for Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a news conference, during the Informal EU 27 Summit and Meeting within the European Political Community at Prague Castle, in Prague, Czech Republic, October 7, 2022. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

PRAGUE, Oct 7 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday announced plans to create a fund worth 100 million euros at first to buy arms to support Ukraine directly from arms manufacturers.

Reporting by Michel Rose and Tassilo Hummel, Editing by GV De Clercq

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