The President of Moldova Igor Dodon criticized the law on education adopted by the Verkhovna Rada and urged Ukraine to reconsider the new policy towards the national minorities. He reported this at Facebook.
'I express the solicitude on the state of the big community of the Romans and Moldovans who live in the territory of Ukraine; the community that risks to suffer from the denationalization in the result of the unfair law implemented in Kyiv', Dodon wrote.
The Moldovan President noted that he understands the solicitude of the Romans, Moldovan and representatives of other ethnic groups who ask for help from the neighboring countries and international organizations.
'I am as the President of Moldova appeal to the Kyiv authority with the urge to reconsider the new policy towards the ethnical and cultural minorities. I remind them that Moldova preserves the rights of the Ukrainian community. There is a range of the schools with the teaching in Ukrainian language. I urge to the same constructive approach from the neighboring state', Dodon wrote.
He expresses the hope that the acting political governance in Kyiv will 'realize the negative consequences of the adoption of this law and make the proper steps to refuse from it'.
'I count on the wise decision of my Ukrainian colleagues for good inter-ethnical relations in Ukraine and for good relation between the states which expats live in the territory of Ukraine', he concluded.
The MFA of Romania expressed the solicitude towards the adoption of the education law by the Ukrainian Government.
Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law on the education that starts the reform in Ukraine. The law provides that the language of the educational process is the state language.