Word – for Poroshenko, Parubiy has signed the law on education in Ukraine

Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy has signed the law on education in Ukraine.

He said this at a briefing in Parliament on Tuesday, reports channel “24”.

The head of BP noted that the law will help to reform the education system, created in Soviet times.

Parubiy added that the law provides for the right of education in native language to members of national minorities and indigenous peoples, but the language of instruction in Ukrainian public schools is the state.

Now to sign the law on education should the President of Ukraine.

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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.