Germany and France warned time to ‘stand up’ against Putin as risk of Russia war ‘higher’
Discussing the issue of Ukraine and the Russian military’s operation near its border, Mr Shoebridge told Sky News Australia: “[Putin] is wanting to use this moment to say, don’t forget about Russian power.
“So it’s a moment for the new US president and NATO and big powers in Europe like Germany and France to stand up.
“Because if they don’t oppose this Russian move then the prospects of potent acting are higher.
“So it’s time for the US, NATO, Germany and France to show their words matter.