Merkel Was Greeted in Kiev With the Nazi “Glory to Ukraine” Salute

Translated by Ollie Richardson & Angelina Siard


The German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who came to Kiev, greeted the guard of honor in Ukrainian. 
The ceremony was broadcasted on the official page of the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Facebook.

Greetings, soldiers!’ said the chancellor, addressing the military personnel.

Glory to heroes” they answered.

Glory to Ukraine – Glory to heroes – the slogan of the Ukrainian Insurgent Armybecame the official military greeting in Ukraine in October.

During her visit Merkel will have a meeting with Poroshenko and the Prime Minister of the country Vladimir Groisman. Bilateral relations and resolving the conflict in Donbass are the central themes of the discussion.

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