Van Rompuy to Russia: EU Better Trading Partner than USA

Herman Van Rompuy


The EU’s first permanent president, Herman Van Rompuy, is reaching out to Russia:

EU: We’re a better partner for Russia

Published: June 2, 2010

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, June 2 (UPI) — Europeans are better suited than Americans to partner Russia’s drive for a more competitive and diversified economy, the president of the EU has indicated.

EU President Herman Van Rompuy referred to the Obama administration’s “reset” of relations with Russia when he said, “We don’t need a reset. We want a fast-forward,” The Moscow Times reports.

Rompuy made the statement following a two-day EU-Russian summit on President Dmitry Medvedev’s efforts to reform his country by launching a modernization program.

The summit emphasized economic and trade issues.

The EU as a whole is Russia’s largest trading partner.

The two leaders signed a joint declaration on a modernization partnership designed to give Russia easier access to Western technology.

Americans who see Europe as a partner should realize that Europe sees the USA as a competitor.  And a competitor that it intends to beat.  Perhaps the comments from Europe’s President will get some to wake up to the reality of what really is being built in Europe–the final Beast power that Revelation 13 warns about.

Various parts of the Bible indicate that Russia and the EU will have cooperation for a time.  But eventually, Russia will figure out that the final European Beast power is not what it pretends to be and Russia (and its allies) will turn on Europe (Daniel 11:44-45).

But until that time, additional cooperation is expected and Herman Van Rompuy’s stance is consistent with biblical prophecy in this area.

Some articles of possibly related interest may include:

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Europa, the Beast, and Revelation Where did Europe get its name? What might Europe have to do with the Book of Revelation? What about “the Beast”? Is an emerging European power “the daughter of Babylon”? What is ahead for Europe?
Russia: Its Origins and Prophesied Future Where do the Russians come from? What about those in the Ukraine? What is prophesied for Russia and its allies? What will they do to the Europeans that supported the Beast in the end?
Is Russia the King of the North? Some claim it is. But what does the Bible teach?

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