Posted 13 июня 2022,, 10:05

Published 13 июня 2022,, 10:05

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

The State Duma said that Western sanctions led to the formation of a new G8

The State Duma said that Western sanctions led to the formation of a new G8

13 июня 2022, 10:05
State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin said that anti-Russian sanctions contributed to the formation of a new G8 in the international arena. It conditionally included those countries that did not join the Western sanctions against Russia.

These are China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, Iran and Turkey.

According to Vyacheslav Volodin, the economies of the current G7 countries (Russia was excluded from the G8, after which the G8 became the G7) continue to burst at the seams. Unprecedented inflation is recorded in countries.

"The economy of the United States, Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Canada continues to crack under the weight of the sanctions imposed against Russia. In the first quarter of 2022, the United States recorded a drop in GDP by 1.5%, and inflation reached its maximum level since December 1981 year, reaching 8.6%", - Vyacheslav Volodin wrote on his Telegram channel.

He added that the economy of the conditionally new G8 is developing at a faster pace, surpassing the old group in terms of GDP growth by 24.4%. According to the Chairman of the State Duma, the countries of the West contributed to the countries wishing to build a dialogue on an equal footing, in fact, together with Russia, formed a "new Big Eight".