Lavrov overheard admiring Nazi Germany at informal CIS meeting - media

Lavrov overheard admiring Nazi Germany at informal CIS meeting - media

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who recently made a number of anti-Semitic statements, reportedly admires certain actions of Nazi Germany.

That’s according to a tape handed over to Guildhall by a source with the Ukrainian intelligence.

In the recording made during Sergei Lavrov's informal talks with CIS diplomats, Lavrov purportedly admires the successes of East and West Germany at the Olympic Games, emphasizing that they were the result of a correct doping system based on Nazi research conducted in concentration camps.

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“Back then, someone even calculated that if you add up (medals - ed.) gained by the FRG and the GDR, they would be almost on top. A smart doping system was based on Nazi developments from concentration camps,” says the voice on the tape, purportedly that of Sergei Lavrov.

It should be recalled that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov publicly stated that the Jews were allegedly "the most bitter anti-Semites." The head of the Russian Foreign Ministry compared Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the leader of Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, saying that the latter also supposedly had Jewish roots.

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The Israeli Foreign Ministry reacted to such statements by Sergei Lavrov, saying that “Foreign Minister Lavrov’s remarks are both an unforgivable and outrageous statement as well as a terrible historical error.”

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