Nicaragua rejects actions of the Canadian government that celebrated the presence of Nazis in congress.

The Government of Nicaragua condemned Canada’s action to honor the Ukrainian Nazi, Yaroslav Hunka, in the Canadian Parliament; and assured that it is a “state crime” that cannot be admitted in the world.

The statements were issued by the Foreign Minister of Nicaragua, Denis Moncada Colindres, in an interview with the Sputnik news network, in which he denounced: “That there are States and Governments that officially pay tribute to this type of characters, because it can be said that it is as a kind of state crime…”

In this sense, he argued that actions such as those carried out by the Canadian government aim to “make prevail a state policy that was defeated by the world, because precisely it meant terror, crime, genocide.”

Any support for Nazism must be condemned

The top diplomatic leader of the Latin American nation also stated that the promotion and support of Nazism by any State in the world must be rejected and condemned. In addition, he recalled that the Nazi period results in a “painful history” and “terrible for humanity.”

“We must reject and condemn any government that makes common cause with these types of policies, which are not convenient for humanity, which really threaten the peace, security and stability of all the peoples in the world, not only the Federation, but of the entire world,” reaffirmed the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua.

Canada celebrated presence of Nazi in Parliament

In the Canadian Parliament amidst an ovation, the Nazi Hunka was described as a “hero” who fought for the independence of Ukraine against the Russians during the World War II, but actually served in the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division. SS, accused of carrying out war crimes against Polish civilians and recruiting Slavic soldiers for the Third Reich.

After the controversy and criticism unleashed, the president of the North American country, Justin Trudeau, issued an apology for the incident, but without making direct reference to the Russians. “All of us present in the House on Friday deeply regret having stood up and applauded, even without knowing the context. It was a terrible violation of the memory of the millions of people who lost their lives in the Holocaust .”

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Given the situation, the Russian ambassador in Ottawa, Oleg Stepanov, demanded a direct apology to the people of Russia, because he considered Trudeau’s statements regarding the event that occurred on September 22 of this year to be insufficient.

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“My country was the main force that defeated Nazi Germany in Europe in World War II and paid a terrible price for it. 11 million soldiers died on the battlefield, 16 million civilians were victims of ethnic cleansing during the Nazi occupation at the hands of the SS, including the infamous 14th SS Galizien Division, the death squads (Einsatzgruppen) and Hitler’s complicit collaborators,” argued the Russian diplomat.