Head of the European Commission: We must communicate with Russia from a position of strength

Former Minister of Defense of Germany Ursula von der Leyen, which a number of German politicians accused of the collapse of the Bundeswehr, becoming head of the European Commission, trying to be very careful in expressions.

During an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, she made a statement that the EU should communicate with Russia from a position of strength and support sanctions, but at the same time continue the dialogue.

According to the head of the European Commission, the EU is witnessing a hostile attitude on the part of Russia: from violating international laws, such as the annexation of Crimea, to trying to divide Europe as much as possible.

Despite the low opinion of von der Leyen as the Minister of Defense, it should be noted that she acts as an experienced politician: she said a lot without saying anything that can be blamed for.

Taking into account the special relationship between the new head of the European Commission and Angela Merkel, whose creature von der Leyen is, we can assume that she will become a conductor of the German Chancellor's policy in Europe.

Most likely, the outwardly aggressive rhetoric of von der Leyen against Russia will hide a fairly loyal attitude with a tendency to reduce tension in relations and the possible gradual lifting of sanctions by the European Union.
  • Photos used: https://www.independent.co.uk
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  1. General Black Offline General Black
    General Black (Gennady) 19 July 2019 16: 43
    Spread the Bundeswehr in the gynecological chair, spread out and the European Commission. Nothing wrong.
  2. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 19 July 2019 17: 22

    Most likely, the outwardly aggressive rhetoric of von der Lyayen against Russia will hide a fairly loyal attitude

    Why is such a conclusion?
  3. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 19 July 2019 18: 20
    Apparently Ursula drank a lot of beer, instead of teaching history at school ... Hitler, Frederick the Great, the Teutonic Order already tried to speak with Russia from a position of strength ... It ended badly for them ...
  4. Panting Offline Panting
    Panting (Vyacheslav) 19 July 2019 20: 55
    Napoleon, and then Hitler, also communicated from a position of strength. Looks like the echo from the clank of caterpillars of Soviet tanks in the streets of Berlin has subsided.
  5. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 19 July 2019 21: 55
    The fact is that she is a militant Russophobia. And not very smart. After the incident in the Kerch Strait, in all seriousness, she proposed to send German ships to the Black Sea. And even in Azov. Merkel had to jerk her in public:

    Are you going to fight with Russia?

    In Russia they always said:

    Leopard change his spots.
    1. AICO Offline AICO
      AICO (Vyacheslav) 19 July 2019 22: 10

      Militant Russophobia

      - climacteric chatterbox with a phase shift, however, like all the others !!!
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  7. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 19 July 2019 22: 15
    I really want the man in full bloom to take me. Candidate - Shoigu

    1. Panting Offline Panting
      Panting (Vyacheslav) 20 July 2019 07: 53
      You do not laugh, because it is not for nothing that people say that there is no beast worse than a woman!
  8. Granny was raging, well, sir, familiar!
  9. Jar.serge Offline Jar.serge
    Jar.serge (Reznik) 20 July 2019 10: 08
    An American agent in the European Commission, its ancestors backgrounds spinning in the graves ..........
  10. I see that just one PBC is not enough for deutchmen! So - under the hydrogen haircut!
  11. Hassan Abdukhalikov (Hassan Abdukhalikov) 20 July 2019 19: 18
    And our esteemed speaks of them as partners. 1812 and 1941 taught nothing ????
  12. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper 20 July 2019 22: 45
    Honestly, I do not agree with the directly paradoxical conclusion of the journalist who wrote this article!
    It’s all the same, as if to write about an angry barking dog that it expresses its peacefulness towards a barked dog and does not at all cling to its trouser leg or jump onto its back, just look away ?! smile
    PS If you look purely "by the eyes" in the photo, then Ursula is clearly not one of the smart people - "pewter", as I call it) "in the expression of her eyes is obvious (of course, and not so that" looked into her eyes and saw the back of her head ", but" a sufficient percentage of tin "! yes ), but such and among "our" Ukrainian politicians are the majority, as, indeed, everywhere else! IMHO, of course. winked
  13. Vkd dvk Offline Vkd dvk
    Vkd dvk (Victor) 21 July 2019 09: 44
    A successful gynecologist, having performed incredible feats with Esmarch’s mug, undertook to clean the genitals of the whole of Europe.
    We wish you success.
  14. AICO Offline AICO
    AICO (Vyacheslav) 21 July 2019 13: 55
    We love harder - we can hang Escanders between two conveyors !!! And they will go in different directions!