Klimkin: the Hungarian minority will not be deprived of language

Климкин: венгерское меньшинство не лишат языка

Klimkin went to reassure the Hungarians

But the level of the Ukrainian language will be at the European level.

Ukraine does not plan with the help of the education act, in particular the language of the article to assimilate or to deprive the language of the Hungarian minority. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin Hungarian television.

“It is extremely important to have Frank and constructive dialogue about educational law. First and foremost it is about people. Ukraine does not intend to assimilate, to deny identity, or language of the Hungarian minority”, – quotes klimkina foreign Ministry spokesman Marian Betz in Twitter.

The Minister also stressed that Ukraine intends to provide the level of Ukrainian language at the European level.

“Our goal is to provide the role of Ukrainian as the state language on the same level as achieved in all European countries, including Hungary,” – said Klimkin.

As reported Корреспондент.neton 5 September the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law, which begins the education reform in Ukraine. This document, in particular, specifies that the language of the educational process in educational institutions is the only state language. The languages of national minorities, including Russian, will be studied only till the fifth grade, but in 2020 this rule will not be education in Ukraine will be Ukrainian as a whole.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Siyyarto appealed to the UN high Commissioner for human rights to conduct an investigation because of the Ukrainian law on education.



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