Ukraine to continue creating conditions for free development of minority languages in Ukraine – Klimkin
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said that Ukraine has created and will create conditions for the free development of minority languages in Ukraine, the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin paid a working visit to Ivano-Frankivsk, where he visited two local schools, met with students and teachers of the Carpathian University, held meetings with the leadership of the region and local communities. First of all, it was about teaching the languages of national minorities at schools of the region in the context of the Law of Ukraine "On Education", as well as on the prospects for implementing large-scale projects and programs of the European Union in the region.
"I've become convinced that there are no problems with the study of the state language and the languages of national minorities in the region. The Ukrainian state has created and will create conditions for the free development of the languages of national minorities in Ukraine. Openness and freedom are distinguished features of our society," Klimkin said.
Speaking about the development prospects, the minister noted the significant potential of the region in attracting European Union assistance and, as a result, the transformation of Carpathian region into a tourist and innovation center in Ukraine.