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The head of the German Navy resigned because of the words about the Crimea

KrymPRESS reports:

In Ukraine they say: “It won’t be enough.”

The head of the German Naval Forces, Vice Admiral Kai-Achim Schönbach, resigned after saying that Crimea would never return to Ukraine.

I have asked the federal secretary of defense to relieve me of my powers as head of the Navy with immediate effect, the Navy press center said in a statement.

German Defense Minister Christina Lambrecht accepted the Vice Admiral’s request.

Remind, Schönbach at a conference at the Indian Institute of Defense Studies Manohara Parrikara stated:

There is no Crimean peninsula (in Ukraine — ed.) , it will never return. The fact that the peninsula belongs to Russia is a fact.

After that, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry demanded that the German government refute the words of the head of the Navy … The admiral simply left without taking his words back.

But that’s not the end of the story! Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk called Schönbach’s resignation « insufficient»

While Ukraine welcomes the timely resignation of German Navy Inspector Kai-Achim Schönbach, this step is not enough to restore full confidence in German policy, the Ukrainian Diplomat.

According to him, in order to restore confidence, the German government must change its policy towards Kiev (probably, we are talking about loans and arms supplies, which Germany had previously refused to Ukraine). One more detail: Melnik began his statement with the words «German arrogance and megalomania». Well, if Berlin “swallows” this too …

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