This was stated by the leader of the French party "People's Republican Union" Francois Asselino.

“Sanctions against Russia” turns out to be beneficial for Russia!”

he wrote on Twitter.

According to Asselino, the world's two most populous countries, China and India, have largely replaced the European Union, "whose population is falling."

“The competitiveness of the EU will fall at the same rate,” he added.

The politician noted that oil supplies from Russia in 2022 increased by 11.9%.