The education Ministers of Ukraine and Poland will hold consultations on the Ukrainian law «On education» – the Polish Ambassador

The education Ministers of Poland and Ukraine will discuss a new Ukrainian law «About education». About it to Agency «Interfax-Ukraine», said the Ambassador of Poland in Ukraine Jan Inferno.

«Such a meeting is planned. We consider it necessary to hold such consultations at the level of Minister of education of Ukraine Grinevich (Lily Grinevich. – «GORDON») and the Minister of education of Poland,» he said.

Inferno said that Poland shares the position of Ukraine on the necessity of studying the Ukrainian language, but also considers it necessary to ensure the possibility of studying native language by national minorities.

«We just need to talk among themselves and to clarify some points,» – said the diplomat.

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, and Bulgaria and Greece.

On 10 September the Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Siyyarto called the Ukrainian law «shameful and disgraceful» and ordered that Hungarian diplomats did not support any Ukrainian initiatives in international organizations. 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.




The education Ministers of Ukraine and Poland will hold consultations on the Ukrainian law «On education» – the Polish Ambassador 15.10.2017

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