The French president said "we will do everything needed so Russia cannot win the war."
The president committed a similar gaffe last weekend involving the late French President François Mitterrand.
The president confused current French President Emmanuel Macron with the long-deceased French leader Francois Mitterrand.
President Emmanuel Macron seeks a fresh start for the rest of his term amid growing political pressure from the far right.
“Those who risk their lives at sea do not invade, they look for welcome, for life," Francis told French President Emmanuel Macron.
It comes after a 17-year-old was shot at point-blank range by a police officer.
Serbs held more protests in a northern town where clashes with NATO-led peacekeepers left dozens injured and sparked fears of renewed conflict.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s unpopular plan to raise France’s retirement age from 62 to 64 has been enacted into law.
Four bodies have been found in the rubble and rescuers continue searching for others in the southern French city of Marseille.
A strike by Paris garbage collectors protesting a planned raise of the retirement age is taking a toll on the renowned aesthetics of the French capital.