Ukrainian ambassador demanded a “quantum leap” from Germany

MOSCOW, October 14. The new German government should consolidate the prospect of Kyiv joining the European Union, Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said in an interview with Neue Osnabrucker Zeitung. According to him, the issue of Ukraine’s joining the EU lacks “only a decisive element – a clear membership prospect.” The strategic ambivalence of the Europeans must be urgently eliminated. Germany and the future (government – ed.) coalition should play a decisive role in this and, finally, consolidate the EU membership prospects for official Kiev with a bold quantum leap in foreign policy, “Melnyk said. The Ukrainian diplomat warned Kiev about the danger in relations with the EU As the diplomat noted, in Kiev “there is no doubt” that Ukraine will become a member of the community, it is “only a matter of time.” At the same time, in his opinion, the non-acceptance of the country into the EU would become an “unacceptable mistake with fatal consequences” for the entire continent, which “would be contrary to historical development and would be unfair.” By area, the country of Europe is artificially separated and fed with promises for decades? Ukraine will not only give weight to the EU, but also bring a new drive and new impulses for the future vitality of the European Union, “he said. At the same time, the ambassador criticized the position of the German government, which denies the connection between the sharp rise in natural gas prices and the “destructive” actions of Russia, also calling on the future ruling coalition “to recognize the enormous political threat from Nord Stream 2.” Such steps would allow Germany to restore lost confidence from the countries of Eastern Europe, ” opinion Melnik.Melnik regularly makes dubious claims and statements regarding Germany. Thus, in March, the diplomat entrusted Berlin with the task of “returning” Crimea to Kiev's control, explaining this by the “colonial past” of the FRG. The ambassador also demanded that Germany help in the modernization of the Ukrainian army and called Ukraine's accession to NATO a guarantee for the country after the launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. light years “from the fulfillment of the Copenhagen criteria necessary for joining the EU. Germans recognized Ukraine as a failed state

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