Malta’s envoy to Finland has surrendered subsequent to contrasting German Chancellor Angela Merkel with Nazi despot Adolf Hitler, neighborhood media state.
Michael Zammit Tabona allegedly composed on his Facebook page: “Seventy-five years prior we halted Hitler. Who will stop Angela Merkel? She has satisfied Hitler’s fantasy! To control Europe.”
The post has since been erased.
Maltese Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo said Germany would get a statement of regret, the Times of Malta reports.
Mr Bartolo told the paper that he had educated the diplomat to expel the remark “when I was made aware of it”.
Mr Zammit Tabona, who turned into Malta’s envoy in Finland in 2014, has so far offered no remark on the column.
He is accounted for to be a political nominee – not a lifelong negotiator.
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