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Volodymyr Groysman instructed leadership of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education and Science to clarify the provisions of 'education law' in terms of use of languages of national minorities
12.09.2017 | 11:59
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CMU

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman commissioned leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, in synergy with the team of the Committee on Science and Education of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, to meet with ambassadors of the EU countries and to clarify certain provisions of a new Law on Education in the part of the use of languages of national minorities. The Head of Government announced while communicating with journalists in Kyiv region.

"I gave a commission to senior staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education and Science, invited the acting chairman of the Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Education and Science Committee to meet with the ambassadors of the European countries and to explain in details the law - what mechanisms will be applied", said Volodymyr Groysman.

He emphasized that Ukraine promotes the democratic values and fulfills its obligations with respect to protecting the rights of national minorities. However, the Ukrainian language is the state language. "And the law on education provides an opportunity to ensure normal access to the languages of national minorities, and at the same time to promote the development of the Ukrainian language", summed up Volodymyr Groysman.

 

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