The Hungarian government announced the decision to block all further decisions of the European Union, which may be taken for Ukraine’s rapprochement with the EU. Strong response to signed last night by President Petro Poroshenko law “On education in Ukraine” has declared on Tuesday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary Peter Siyarto. “We guarantee: it will hurt the future of Ukraine”, – said the politician.
In Kiev, according to the observations of the correspondent “MK” until not too bothered “threat”. The Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban today working in Singapore. Therefore, the statement of the Minister of foreign Affairs is just his personal “value judgment” and not an official statement of the Hungarian government. Here when receive it – agree on the formation of a joint working group to “study the issue”, we begin to justify the rightness of its own legal position, and so on.
The Ukrainian leadership is well aware of: the formal decision to block the rapprochement of Kiev with the EU Budapest could not accept – because of the above mentioned Asian tour, Mr. Orban.
“The shame and disappointment that the President of Ukraine signed the law on education, says in the caption to the illustration to the statement, Peter Siyarto. – Poroshenko declared Ukraine’s desire to be closer to Europe, but a decision on the signing of the law is far from Europe, because was made a huge step in the opposite direction.”
Informed about the new Ukrainian law spoke disapprovingly in Poland, Romania and Bulgaria, promising to “monitor the development of further events.” The response of Budapest stems from the fact that in Hungary parliamentary elections are coming soon and are eager to enlist the support of one hundred and fifty thousand citizens of Ukraine with a Hungarian passport.
On September 25 the Minister of human resources of Hungary zoltán Balog opened in the district center of Beregovo Transcarpathian region madarassy Institute. Ferenc rákóczi II. The head of the Ministry, which deals among other things and problems of the Hungarian national education, at the end of last week asked the Minister of education and science of Ukraine Lilia Hrynevych to become an honorary guest of the celebration. At the same time, Mr. Balogh would like to Express to the Ukrainian Minister of the concern signed last week by the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Andrei Parubiy new law of Ukraine on education. That evening “controversial” law will be considered by the head of state and will return to Paruby signed by Poroshenko, Zoltan Balog is clearly not provided.
As you know, in Beregovo district, directly bordering Hungary, the local population speaks predominantly Magyar.
At the plenary session of the VIII session of the Transcarpathian regional Council, held on 21 September, the deputies adopted an appeal to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which urged the President to use his veto power when dealing with the “education law”.