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There will be no changes in Ukraine's law on education, - Foreign Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

We will not be changing principles of that law so as just to please someone else, Dmytro Kuleba says, referring to Hungary's demands to alter the law
08:48, 12 June 2020

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba
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Ukraine's law "On Education" will not be altered just because Hungary demands to change it. Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said so at a TV show on Thursday night.

"We deny any demands of our Hungarian partners about extra changes in the law "On Education". We will not be changing the principles put in the law "On Education" just to please someone else. We have one state language in our country", he stated.

Kuleba also said his recent visit to Hungary was supposed to fix the bilateral relations of the two countries and to unblock the session of Ukraine-NATO committee that is currently blocked by the Hungarian side.

Related: Drivers blocked Tysa checkpoint on border with Hungary

Previously, Kuleba denied the information about intended creation of "Hungarian" district in Ukraine's westernmost Zakarpattya region.

Earlier, we reported that the authorities of Zakarpattya region intend to create a separate area with the centre in Berehove, where Hungarians make the most part of the local population. This is mentioned in the joint statement of the regional NGOs, released on the Zakarpattya online website.

Those who signed the statement claim that such actions of the government create a threat for Ukraine's territorial integrity, and also make an international provocation.

Related: Zakarpattya region authorities intend to create separate 'Hungarian' area, locals protest

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