Poland opposed the revision of the Association Agreement EU-Ukraine due to educational law

Poland opposes revision of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, which requires Hungary because of the new law on education in Ukraine.

This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Poland, the UKRINFORM reports.

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“Poland sees no possibility of revising the Association Agreement or of the Agreement on deep free trade area with Ukraine. The Polish side will encourage partners from Hungary and Ukraine to solve disputable question of law on education through dialogue, respecting the rights of national minorities and the international and bilateral agreements,” – said in a statement.

The foreign Ministry noted that the specifics of teaching the Polish language in Ukraine is somewhat different than Hungarian.

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At the same time, the Polish officials are closely watching the issues of the impact of the relevant law on the Polish education and are in constant contact with Kiev. In particular, October 26, will meet the Minister of education of Ukraine Lilia Hrynevych with representatives of the Polish minority in 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 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.