"The policy of growing sanctions against Russia in long-term problems is not effective anymore", he said.
The politician also stated he instructed the government to prepare a report on new strategy in relations with the Russian Federation.
"We're now in the moment of truth in relations with Russia, which pushes us toward deep revision of our relations. For me, it's just a step", he said.
Earlier, French ambassador in Ukraine Etienne de Poncins claimed that Macron might visit Ukraine in early summer.