SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 26 September 2021, Sunday |

Ukrainian embassy demands Wahhab public apology.

 

The Ukrainian embassy in Lebanon denounced the head of the Arab Unification Party, former minister Wiam Wahhab, has said, and stressed in a statement that it “strongly respects democratic standards, and everyone’s right to freedom of thought and free expression of their opinions and beliefs.”

“At the same time, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Lebanese Republic and the Ukrainian community in Lebanon express their anger and indignation at your comments about Ukrainian women, which were broadcast on the Lebanese Al-Jadeed channel,” it added.

It continued: “On September 12, 2021, during a morning program on Al-Jadeed channel, and while discussing the political situation in Lebanon, you addressed insulting words to the citizens of Ukraine. In this regard, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Lebanese Republic and the Ukrainian community in Lebanon consider such statements to be unacceptable and violate human dignity.”

The statement concluded: “Therefore, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Lebanese Republic and the Ukrainian community in Lebanon ask you to apologize publicly to Ukrainian people.”