The Foreign Ministry called on the Israeli authorities and Jewish organizations in the world to respond to another “shameful statement” by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the terrorist country of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov. About it informed Foreign Ministry speaker Oleg Nikolenko.
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According to the Russian propaganda resource RIA Novosti, at a press conference in Moscow, Lavrov said that just like Napoleon and Hitler, the United States allegedly put together an anti-Russian coalition and “through Ukraine, by proxy, they are waging war against our country with the same task – the final solution” the Russian question” – just as Hitler wanted to finally solve the “Jewish question”.
On Wednesday, the White House called Lavrov’s statement “really offensive” Reuters.
“It’s so absurd that it’s not worth paying attention to, except for the really offensive way in which he tried to present us in terms of Hitler and the Holocaust,” White House spokesman John Kirby told reporters.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned “the shameful statement of Sergei Lavrov, which insults the memory of millions of victims of the Holocaust.”
“The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry compared the Russians waging a war of conquest with the millions of Jews killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust. It turns out that it is not Russian rockets that are shooting at residential buildings in Ukraine, but the West has formed a coalition to resolve the “Russian question,” the spokesman wrote. MFA.
He noted that the Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba has already drawn attention to the “deeply rooted anti-Semitism of the Russian elites.”
“We welcome the quick reaction of the Jewish Congress of Europe. We call on the Israeli authorities and Jewish organizations in the world to respond to Lavrov’s latest statement,” Nikolenko said in a statement.
“At the Nuremberg Tribunal, Foreign Minister Ribbentrop denied his participation in the crimes of the Nazis, but this did not help him escape punishment. Just as Lavrov will not escape punishment, posing as himself and Russia as a victim,” the Foreign Ministry spokesman added.
- On May 1, Lavrov, trying to prove the need for “denazification” of Ukraine, called the Jews “the biggest anti-Semites” and stated that “Hitler had Jewish blood.” Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid responded by accusing Lavrov of racism.
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