The PACE was finally adopted by the date of the debate regarding the Ukrainian law on education

The parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe finally adopted the holding of Thursday morning, 12 October, the debate regarding the language provisions of the seventh article of the law “On education” in Ukraine.

For a decision voted 100 members of the PACE out of 134 in the audience, wrote UNIAN.

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The vote was held in the framework of PACE fall session, which runs from 9-13 October in Strasbourg.

Before the vote, the Chairman of the session.. PACE President sir Roger Gale said that for approval of the decision of the PACE Bureau should have at least two-thirds of the votes from a majority of the members present PACE.

The Chairman of the permanent delegation of Ukraine to PACE Vladimir Aryev has opposed this decision.

Earlier it was reported that the Council of Europe experts welcomed the law on education in Ukraine, which criticized the governments of some neighboring countries.

Videopreteen said that the new law on education provides equal opportunities for all

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September 26, 12:47

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 give 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 adopted 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.

The President of Moldova Igor Dodon hopes that Ukraine will reject the new education act for violations 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 has prepared a statement regarding 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.