Pubblicato in: Devoluzione socialismo, Unione Europea

CMA CGM. Trump inarca il sopraciglio e Macron in ginocchio gli lecca i piedi.

Giuseppe Sandro Mela.

2018-07-11.

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Un redivivo Victor Hugo riscriverebbe i Les Misérables mettendo Mr Macron al posto di Jean Valjean.

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Mr Macron soffre di un disturbo di sdoppiamento della personalità

C’è un Mr Macron che inneggia alla Grandeur e, ovviamente, al presidente che ora la rappresenta, mietendo successi diplomatici su successi diplomatici.

Macron in visita nel Burkina Faso. Per poco lo accoppano. Incidente diplomatico.

Cina risponde all’ultimatum di Macron in stile cinese.

Macron licenzia in tronco l’ambasciatore in Ungheria.

L’enigma della bega Macron – Pierre de Villiers.

Macron. Gran bella mazzata le elezioni di Pontoise.

Macron. Litiga anche con il Bahrain. Re al Khalifa annulla visita a Parigi.

I comportamenti tenuti da Mr Macron prima al G20, quindi al G7 ed infine al Consiglio Europeo furono degni di Re Sole: a suo dire Mr Trump si era dovuto nascondere sotto una sedia, supplicandolo di non voler invadere l’America.

E che dire dei suoi apprezzamenti sulla “nuova lebbra” che affligge l’Europa?

E come ciliegina sulla torta, la sua grandiosa trasformazione dell’Unione Europea in nuovi Stati Uniti di Europa è sotto gli occhi di tutti. Mr Macron non è riuscito a farla digerire nemmno ai calamai.

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C’è però anche un Mr Macron inginocchiato supplice innanzi a Mr Trump, il Presidente degli Stati Uniti di America, tutto intento a leccargli i piedi nell’attesa che questi gli lasci cadere addosso uno sguardo benevolo.

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«French shipping giant CMA CGM has pulled out of doing business with Iran for fear of antagonizing the US»

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«Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on European countries do more to offset renewed US sanctions.»

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«One of the world’s largest cargo shipping companies has announced that it is pulling out of Iran for fear of becoming entangled in US sanctions»

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«Washington has ordered all countries to stop buying Iranian oil by November»

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«It has also ordered foreign firms to stop doing business there or face US blacklists»

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«European powers, however, still support the nuclear deal and say they will do more to encourage their businesses to remain engaged with Iran»

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«But the prospect of being banned in the United States appears to have been enough to persuade some European companies to keep out»

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Questi i fatti.

Adesso domandiamoci qualcosa.

«Washington has ordered»

Questo è il cuore del tutto.

Mr Macron si metta l’animo in pace e si tolga lo scolapasta dalla testa. I “lebbrosi” gli danno ordini.

Mr Trump è in grado di dare ordini all’Europa, che questa voglia o meno.

E se i suoi governanti sono in delirio euforico, gli imprenditori corrono come leprotti.


Deutsche Welle. 2018-07-08. Iran calls for EU help as French shipping giant leaves

French shipping giant CMA CGM has pulled out of doing business with Iran for fear of antagonizing the US. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on European countries do more to offset renewed US sanctions.

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One of the world’s largest cargo shipping companies has announced that it is pulling out of Iran for fear of becoming entangled in US sanctions.

The news comes amid demands from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that European countries do more to offset the US measures.

The announcement by the French company CMA CGM deals a blow to Tehran’s efforts to persuade European countries to keep their companies operating in Iran despite the threat of new American sanctions.

Iran says it needs more help from Europe to keep alive the 2015 deal it worked out with world powers to curb its nuclear program. In May, US President Donald Trump abandoned the agreement and announced new sanctions on Tehran. Washington has ordered all countries to stop buying Iranian oil by November. It has also ordered foreign firms to stop doing business there or face US blacklists.

European powers, however, still support the nuclear deal and say they will do more to encourage their businesses to remain engaged with Iran. But the prospect of being banned in the United States appears to have been enough to persuade some European companies to keep out.

“European countries have the political will to maintain economic ties with Iran based on the JCPOA [nuclear deal], but they need to take practical measures within the time limit,” Rouhani said on Saturday on his official website.

Following the rules

According to the United Nations, CMA CGM operates the world’s third-largest container shipping fleet with more than 11 percent of global capacity. It said it would halt service for Iran because it did not want to fall foul of the rules, given its large presence in the United States.

“Due to the Trump administration, we have decided to end our service for Iran,” said CMA CGM chief Rodolphe Saade. “Our Chinese competitors are hesitating a little, so maybe they have a different relationship with Trump, but we apply the rules.”

The market leader in shipping, A.P. Moller-Maersk of Denmark, said in May that it was pulling out of Iran.

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has defined the tension between Tehran and Washington as a “trade war,” though said it had not led to changes in Iranian oil production and exports.

Zanganeh also echoed Rouhani’s remarks that the European package did not meet all of Iran’s economic demands.

“I have not seen the package personally, but our colleagues in the Foreign Ministry who have seen it were not happy with its details,” Zanganeh was quoted as saying by Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency.

Some Iranian officials have threatened to block oil exports from the Gulf region in retaliation for US efforts to reduce Iranian oil sales to zero. Rouhani himself made a veiled threat along those lines in recent days, saying there could be no oil exports from the region if Iran was shut down.

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