Swedish Foreign Minister, Bildt really raged against Russia
Friday, 06 September 2013
The Swedish Prime Minister, Carl Bildt has reportedly raged against the
Russian leadership where he used words like "Brutal pressure" and
"economic warfare" to describe the way Russia in treating former Soviet
republics that want to shift towards the west.
He took a swipe at Russia accusing the former Soviet Union state of
putting undue pressure on the former Soviet Republics that are now part
of the EU's so-called "Eastern Partnership".
"This is brutal Russian pressure of a kind we have not seen in a long
time in Europe, "said Bildt, according to Swedish news reports and
which comes after Russia's actions to pressure Armenia, Moldova and
Ukraine to rather join a Russian-led customs union, than to be members
of Free trade association (FTA) with the EU.
"They do it in part just because the rest of the world's attention is
now focused on Syria. This is why it is so important that it must be
address now, "said Bildt before EU foreign ministers meeting in
Lithuania, where the issue will be discussed, report Swedish media
by Scancomrk.com Team
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