Slovakia was sympathetic to the Ukrainian law on education, – Poroshenko

Slovakia was sympathetic to the law on education in Ukraineadopted by the Verkhovna Rada.

About it reports a press-service of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the results of his meeting with President of Slovakia Andrej Kiska.

“The Slovak side were sympathetic to the arguments of the President of Ukraine on voted by Parliament of the law on education”, – stated in the message.

In addition, Poroshenko and Pussy discussed cooperation towards European integration and in the framework of international organizations. Also the leaders of Ukraine and Slovakia coordinated their positions in the issue of de-occupation of Crimea and Donbass UN peacekeeping mission.

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Recall, September 5 during a meeting of the Rada adopted the law of Ukraine “On education”, which introduced the 12-year secondary education. The language of instruction in educational institutions determined by the state. The document envisages that the institutions can be taught one or more courses two or more languages – the state language, English and also in other official languages of the European Union.

Persons who belong to indigenous peoples and national minorities of Ukraine is guaranteed the right to education in their native language along with the Ukrainian language in public institutions of preschool and General secondary education.

Romania and Hungary criticized the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on education, believing that it violates the rights of national minorities in Ukraine. Statements with respect to Ukrainian law by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the two countries.

In turn, the President of Moldova Igor Dodon hopes that Ukraine will refuse the new education law in connection with the violation of the rights of national minorities. According to him, the new education Act will lead to the abolition of the system of education in the native language of the ethno-cultural minorities in Ukraine.

Subsequently, in Russia, this law called “an act of forced Ukrainianization, which constituted a flagrant violation of Ukraine ratified the European Charter for regional or minority languages”. “The state Duma” the Russian Federation has prepared a statement in relation to the Ukrainian law on education, in which he condemned adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of the document. The Russian foreign Ministry stressed that the document infringes on the interests of millions of Russian-speaking residents of Ukraine.