Update Post: December 9, 2023 7:50 am
Date: September 26, 2023 Time: 14:24:41
“The current economic model will not survive with 32 or 33 deputies. But now we have to discuss this, as we have already started in parliament,” Metsola emphasized. She proposed providing benefits to some countries even before they become full members of the EU. For example, eliminating a series of trade barriers.
Speaking about Ukraine, Metsola noted that “nothing is ruled out,” particularly providing Kiev with access to the EU’s internal markets ahead of possible accession to the bloc.
Political scientist Alexey Mukhin told RG that the EU economy, after abandoning Russian energy resources and sanctions against Russia, is no longer in excellent condition and Ukraine claims at least 10 billion in subsidies a year. Technically, the European economy will not withstand such a burden, the expert stressed.