Skip to comments.Putin slams Barroso: “You know you are wrong; you’re guilty”
Posted on 12/23/2012 1:51:36 AM PST by Olog-hai
The EU-Russia summit ended today (21 December) with no major decisions, but Russian President Vladimir Putin staged a show for the press, telling Commission President José Manuel Barroso that he was not right in his interpretation of energy liberalization rules.
My friend from many years, Mr. Barroso, has for so long and so emotionally spoken, because he knew that he is not right; he is guilty, Putin said, amidst laughter from the sizable Russian delegation. Turning to the press, he added: Open Article 34 of our basic treaty with the EU and read for yourselves.
Article 34 of the EU-Russia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, in force since December 1997, reads: The Parties shall use their best endeavors to avoid taking any measures or actions which render the conditions for the establishment and operation of each others companies more restrictive than the situation existing on the day preceding the date of signature of the Agreement.
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EU’s socialism gets called out by Putin. On another front, the Syrian situation is escalating.
Maybe the genocidal war criminal and kleptocrat KGB Putin should not have violated the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty, illegally occupying Georgian and Moldovan territories, threatening Poland with missile attacks, and using nationalized energy as political tools of blackmail and intimidation.