May 3, 2022 – Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany, Andrey Melnik, is accused of being a Nazi sympathizer by deputy leader of Germany’s Bundestag Left Party

In Email/Dossier Investigations by Katie Weddington

Andrey Melnyk, Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany. (Credit: Kay Nietfeld/Getty Images)

“Kiev’s envoy, Andrey Melnik, is under fire for insulting Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

The deputy leader of the Bundestag’s Left Party, Sevim Dagdelen, has accused the Ukrainian ambassador in Berlin, Andrey Melnik, of being a Nazi sympathizer and urged for his immediate expulsion. The move was called for after Melnik insulted Chancellor Olaf Scholz, calling him an “offended liverwurst” for his reluctance to pay a state visit to Ukraine.

“If you don’t expel the Nazi sympathizer Melnik now, you have lost all self-respect,” the MP tweeted on Tuesday.

“Anyone like Melnik who describes the Nazi collaborator Bandera as ‘our hero’ and makes a pilgrimage to his grave or defends the right-wing Azov Battalion as ‘brave’ is actually still benevolently described as a ‘Nazi sympathizer,’” she added. (Read more: Azerbaycan24, 5/3/2022)  (Archive)