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The Foreign Minister of Germany has compared the USA to a boa - RIA Novosti, 9/3/2018


Foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas. Archival photo
MOSCOW, 3 Sep — RIA Novosti. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas has urged the EU to refuse the principle of unanimous decision-making not to be "as rabbits before a boa" because of the sanctions imposed by the USA he has said it in an interview to Bild.© RIA Novosti / Grigory Sysoyev to Pass into an image bank the Foreign Minister of Germany has expressed the intention to reconsider the relations with СШАМаас, commenting on the relations of Europe and the USA, has criticized Donald Trump for his statements that the European Union is an enemy of the United States. "In case of economic sanctions or the customs duties we shouldn't sit as rabbits before a boa" — the minister has added. The minister has assured that the speech about dissociation of Europe doesn't go, and has reminded of united reaction of the EU to introduction of the customs duties by Washington and an exit of the USA of the Iranian nuclear transaction. At the same time he has noted need of introduction of a new order of adoption of important foreign policy decisions by the European Union as the existing regulations based on unanimity promote, according to him, to growth of tension in the EU. Earlier the Foreign Minister of Germany has criticized foreign trade policy of the USA, having said that trade war between China and the USA threatens Germany, and the aspiration of Americans to influence the energy market of the EU by means of sanctions against Russia unacceptably. In July Donald Trump on air of a Face the Nation broadcast has said that the EU is among "opponents" of the USA. According to him, "The European Union, perhaps, same bad as China, is only less. They suit us awful things". © RIA Novosti / Grigory Sysoyev to Pass into an image bank the Foreign Minister of Germany has declared the beginning of works on creation of an analog of SWIFT in Evropeotnosheniya between the USA and the European Union introductions of trade duties on steel and aluminum have escalated against the background of an exit of Washington from the nuclear transaction with Iran and also. The European Union since August 7 has costituted the legislation canceling action of exterritorial sanctions of the USA against Iran in the territory. Besides, in response to introduction of tariffs Brussels has established additional duties in 25 percent for import of a number of goods from the United States.

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