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Romania advocates for a constructive dialogue on the Ukrainian law “On education” – Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Klimkin is on a working visit in Romania

Photo: Mariana Betsa / Twitter

The Romanian Parliament is in favour of constructive discussion of the Ukrainian law “About education”. About this in his Twitter wrote the press Secretary of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Marian Betz.

“An important signal from Parliament of Romania – we are partners and for the constructive dialogue during the discussion on educational law,” wrote Betz.

Baglivi signal from parlamentaru Roman – mi is a holder I for the constructive dialogue with obgovorili OSTO law pic.twitter.com/3yFdggD8xl

— Mariana Betsa (@Mariana_Betsa) 13 Zhovtnya 2017 R.

She noted that today the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin is in Romania.

On 5 September the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the second reading the law “About education”. On 28 September he joined the force.

The document introduces 12-year school education and the educational office of the Ombudsman, as well as expanding the use of the Ukrainian language in education.

Concern about the language of the article in the law expressed Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Bulgaria and Greece.

On September 26 in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Hungary stated that they will block any further rapprochement between Ukraine and the EU because of the law “On education”.

October 12, PACE adopted a resolution which expressed concern about the new Ukrainian law “About education”. The document stresses that the new legislation entails a significant reduction in rights of national minorities. The Ukrainian delegation, with the exception of Mustafa Dzhemilev, voted against it.

During the debate, the representative of Romania Attila Korodi said: “the Pressure on minority anything good does not give you. Good neighborly relations with Hungary, Romania, Poland need. If you blow up bridges, your country will not help.”

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