Die Welt readers criticized Melnyk’s call to supply tanks to Kiev, the former ambassador of Ukraine
MOSCOW, 1 October – RIA Novosti. Readers of the German edition Mold Welt He outraged Ukraine’s former ambassador to Berlin, Andriy Melnyk’s call to send heavy weapons, including tanks, to Kiev.
Earlier, a Ukrainian official said that Germany should “put everything on the military card” and, without delay, equip Ukraine with all weapons systems, including the Leopard tanks.
Many users criticized Melnik’s harsh words, reminding him of Berlin’s reluctance to engage in full-blown conflict with Moscow.
“What a warmonger! Should we be more involved in this crisis? Germany can help other states only if this aid has a positive effect on it. , ” – wrote one commenter.
“Military rhetoric makes me sick to my stomach! These people should be sent to the front!” – supported him the second.
The user said, “This man dreams of greatness. The federal government should distance himself from Ukraine.”
“He will perform until he reaches the end of the world. He is a crazy person after all,” another complained.
Another user said, “Melnyk is a well-known fascist and a fan of Bandera. He wants to drag everyone into a crisis that only concerns Ukraine.”
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz previously said that Berlin would not transfer the tanks to Kiev because this could lead to an escalation of tensions between Russia and NATO.
Russia had previously sent memos to NATO countries for supplying weapons to Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted that any cargo containing weapons for Ukraine would be a legitimate target for Russia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that NATO countries are “playing with fire” by supplying weapons to Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Andriy Melnyk as ambassador to Germany in July. The diplomat is known for his false statements. That’s why he repeatedly asked Berlin to supply Kiev with weapons, and compared German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the “disturbed liver sausage”. He later expressed his regret at these words. Melnik was replaced by Aleksey Makeev, who previously served as the government’s special representative for international sanctions policy.
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