A debate with Sebastian Schäffer (IDM) about the EU Summit on Asharq News

IDM Director Sebastian Schäffer was invited to talk about the priorities of the current EU summit in Brussels for Asharq News, a TV station based in Dubai. Together with colleagues from Berlin and Paris, he analysed possible outcomes, especially with regards to security guarantees for Ukraine as well as the next round of sanctions towards the Russian Federation. When being asked who is paying are higher price for the sanctions, Moscow or Brussels, Schäffer stated that Ukraine in paying the highest price with being invaded, infrastructure being destroyed as well as people being killed. The upcoming NATO summit as well as the relationship between the EU and China were also part of the discussion.