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German government rejects idea of deporting unemployed Ukrainians

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The German government opposes the deportation of Ukrainians who do not want to work, according to a representative of the German Federal Foreign Office.

He reminded that Russia attacks targets across Ukraine daily and also tries to destroy infrastructure in the western part of the country.

"Therefore, I don't know where there can be a safe place in Ukraine," emphasized the representative of the Foreign Ministry.

The day before, German politician Alexander Dobrindt stated that Ukrainian refugees should either find work in Germany or return to safe areas of Ukraine where they can contribute to the reconstruction of their homeland.

Germany's assistance to Ukraine

Since the beginning of Russia's war against Ukraine, it has been evident that Germany is one of the main suppliers of military aid to Ukraine's defenders, with the extent of its support being the most significant among all European countries.

Earlier, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock stated that there would be serious consequences for Berlin and NATO if they refused to help Ukraine.

Additionally, German Finance Minister Christian Lindner called on the government for more transparent communication regarding its policy on Ukraine.