Western punishment against Russia will have negative consequences for the EU And the US, as Russia is moving in the direction of the BRICS countries AND TO new structural institutions type of the New development Bank, says Volker Hellmeyer, chief economist at Bremer Landesbank. About This in an interview to RT.
The analyst is confident that the lifting of the sanctions policy will benefit both sides. However, he considers the possibility that the West, in the structure of GDP of which agriculture occupies a significant place, have the opportunity to put pressure on Berlin to start changing the sanctions imposed against Russia. Such countries Hallmayer took Romania, Bulgaria And Poland, where agriculture is a from 3, 5 to 6% of GDP.
Also, the expert is sure that European farmers hear, but at least the elite of Germany is not ready to respond."
alongside this the Analyst is confident that the rhetoric of the leaders of such countries as Italy, is very different from what said Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel.
in addition, Hallmayer sure that the penalties against Russia, the EU imposed under U.S. pressure.
"The idea of Brussels was to associate Ukraine with the EU. Although in Ukraine there were no prerequisites to connect to their structures - both politically And in an administrative sense. It is a question of loss of nerve on the political world stage. In this respect, we were ready to succumb to the pressure of the capital of the USA - no doubt about it. I know that most countries in the EU have tried to defend this, but It was impossible. And so we found ourselves in the mode of punishment, " concluded Hallmayer.