“This is absolutely unacceptable in any case,” wrote a user with the nickname Ansgar B in comments to the article on the DW website, who also suggested that Burbock step down.
“In diplomacy, you have to be able to control bad language. But this rule does not work for this lady. She first talks and then thinks,” another reader pointed out, hiding under the pseudonym Holger D.
Norbert S, for his part, recalled the words of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who said that Germany is not at war with Russia. “Choose which of the two is lying. Depending on the answer, one of you must resign!” added the user (quoted by RIA Novosti).