He posted the corresponding post on his Twitter page.
“A few days before the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a monument to the victims of those events was desecrated in Krivoy Rog, not far from the president’s parental home. I hope that justice will prevail, ”he said.
Days before the commemoration of the International #HolocaustRemembranceDay the monument to the victims of the #Shoa in Kirvyi Rih, not far from President's @ZelenskyyUa parents Home, was vandalized. I hope that justice eill prevail. # UnitedinMemory75 # NeverAgainpic.twitter.com / fHUAoZ6DAg- Joel Lion (@ambassadorlion) January 19, 2020
Earlier, the Israeli Foreign Ministry issued a statement stating that "the persons responsible for the murders of Jews during the Holocaust and pogroms, as well as the anti-Semitic ideologists of the Ukrainian national movement, have recently become the object of public worship in Ukraine."
In November 2019, in Kiev, unknown vandals painted a monument to the Jewish writer Sholom Aleichem with a swastika.
In October 2019, in the Ukrainian city of Uman, a man painted graffiti depicting the head of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler on the wall, which is located on the territory of compact residence of Bratslav Hasidim.
In August 2019, in the Nikolaev region, unknown people drew a swastika and left insulting inscriptions on the monument to the victims of the Holocaust. Later, in the same region, vandals desecrated another monument dedicated to Jews, and also threatened Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.