Scholz: Germany will not be part of military confrontation in Ukraine
The Montenegrin government expels a Russian diplomat for alleged violations of the Geneva Convention that came out if nowhere.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stated on Friday that Germany is not a participant in the armed crisis in Ukraine and would not become one.
German broadcaster Pheonix reported Scholz saying, "We are not, and will not be, part of the military clash that is taking place there. It is clear to us that NATO and its member states will not take part."
Deputy Spokesperson of the Federal Government Wolfgang Buchner announced Friday that NATO and Germany will not interfere in Ukraine, adding that "it is absolutely clear. NATO and thus Germany will not interfere in this war."
Montenegro expels Russian diplomat
In the meantime, the Montenegrin government has expelled a Russian diplomat for alleged violations of the Geneva Convention, according to the Republic's Foreign Ministry on Friday.
According to the judgment given to the Russian Embassy, the Ambassador must leave Montenegro within 72 hours.
In a statement, the ministry claimed that "the reason for making this decision is the conclusion of the competent security authorities of Montenegro about the actions of the Russian diplomat, which contradict the Geneva Convention on Diplomatic Relations."