Romanian President Traian Basescu raised a wave of dissatisfaction in the Russian Foreign Affairs ministry following his statements according to which he would have done like Ion Antonescu back in 1941 and sent Romanian soldiers to cross the Prut river against Russia. A spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Affairs Minister said that Basescu made a shameful insolent statement that stain the memory of millions of victims and need to receive an adequate appreciation from civilized Europe.

The Russian ministry spokesperson, A.K. Lukashevici said that Russia is indignant following Basescu’s statements that he would have sent Romanian soldiers over the Prut river to attend Germany’s aggression against the USSR. After his statements, President Basescu said that he does not take his statements back, made a week ago.