Tag: Nord Stream
In contrast with the Trump administration, Merkel does privilege a clear, comprehensive trade partnership with China – way beyond a mere photo op summit. Berlin is way more geoeconomically sophisticated than the vague “engagement and exigence” Paris approach.
Unfortunately, Washington has a history of preferring confrontation to economic cooperation that might benefit other countries.
Washington is acting aggressively towards Russia and Europe while flouting its own supposed economic principles and relying on brute force to win its arguments.
There is real fear that Gazprom will walk away from the talks with Ukraine and will wait out the completion of Nordstream 2.