Hungary intends to initiate revision of the agreement on Association of Ukraine with the European Union. The occasion was the new law on education, adopted by Kiev. For Hungary, the decision to close schools due to teaching in minority languages is unacceptable.
The Hungarian authorities intend to initiate revision of the agreement on Association of Ukraine with the European Union, reports gazetasi the words of the head of the foreign Ministry Peter Siyatro.
The occasion was recently adopted in Kiev, the law on education, which, in the opinion of Budapest, violates the right of national minorities to study in their native language. This can lead to the deterioration of the situation of Hungarians in Ukraine.
The foreign Ministry added that the only way to change the situation is to increase pressure on Kiev.
On 25 September the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law «On education». According to the document, in 2018 classes with education in the languages of national minorities will remain only in elementary school. Training in secondary school and in higher education will take place exclusively in the Ukrainian language.
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