Russia is concerned about the attempts of rehabilitation of Nazism and unscrupulous war monuments to Soviet soldiers in several countries of the European Union. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, speaking at the opening of the exhibition “Holocaust: the destruction, liberation, salvation” in the Cultural center of GlavUpDK of the Russian Federation.
“The second world war was the biggest event in the history of civilization, brought endless suffering and pain, – he stressed. The Holocaust is one of the most tragic pages will forever remain in the memory of the Jewish people and all mankind.”
“I regret to have to state that in many States, including those who call themselves developed democracies, is the rehabilitation of Nazism, glorification of Hitler’s activities”, – said the Minister.
Of particular concern, according to Lavrov, is “a dishonest war monuments, which in some EU countries destroyed and desecrated monuments to Soviet soldiers who gave their lives for the liberation of prisoners of concentration camps, the liberation of Europe from the “brown plague”. “Such actions are contrary to the UN Charter,” – said the Minister.