Estonia and Germany rejected the requirement of Hungary to revise the Association Agreement EU-Ukraine
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the EU presidency of Estonia opposes revision of the Association agreement with Ukraine, as required by Hungary due to the dissatisfaction of the new law on education. Do not support threats against Kiev and in Berlin.
“The Association agreement between Ukraine and the EU only gained strength, so we should focus on its effective implementation,” – said the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Estonia, which is currently presiding in the EU, responding to a request DW.
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27 Sep, 01:05
Estonia States that the harmonization of the Ukrainian legislation on education with EU legislation is a priority of the Ukrainian government. “This legislation must comply with the international obligations assumed by Ukraine”, – said the Estonian foreign Ministry.
In Hungary want Hungarian schools in Ukraine was a state.
The foreign Ministry of the country welcomed the fact that Ukraine requested the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe with a request to assess the linguistic situation of the education act. “We also call on all parties to dialogue”, – is spoken in the reply of the foreign Ministry of Estonia.
In Berlin, the demands of Hungary concerning revision of the Association agreement with Ukraine did not officially comment. But in informal conversations the German diplomats also say that the parties should engage in dialogue and wait for the conclusions of the Venice Commission. “Threat and siege give nothing to anybody”, – state in the German foreign Ministry.
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In Berlin, disappointed that Kiev has not carried out a thorough consultation with neighbours of the EU, as well as representatives of national minorities before the adoption of the law on education.
Will videoportrait whether minorities from the new law “On education”
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 in two or more languages – Kazakh, English and 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 because of 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 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.