Budapest care about the laws on education and language.
The official position of Budapest in the Ukraine in NATO depends not only it is educational legislation, but also Ukrainian law on language. This was stated on Friday, 29 may, Minister of foreign Affairs of Hungary péter Szijjártó at a press conference after the meeting with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Coleby, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“Hungary is waiting for the decision of problems with the question of education and the law on the use of the state language. Then we’ll block that block in connection with NATO,” – said Siyyarto.
As you know, from September 2017 Hungary to veto all decisions in NATO concerning Ukraine, and blocks the dialogue at the political level.
But Szijjártó noted the desire to remove the restrictions. “We don’t want to keep a lock, our goal is to reach agreements,” he explained.
According to Szijjártó, Budapest wants to shut down all discussions related to the law on education and on language, and wishes to reach a solution that will be acceptable for Hungarians in Transcarpathia.
“I hope that we will forget that this is a thing of the past,” said Szijjártó, adding that he expects that the meeting was an opportunity to bring a compromise.
He did not elaborate specific comments to the law on functioning of Ukrainian as the state language.
It is also noteworthy that in his statements after meeting with Coleby Szijjártó did not mention about the need to change the law, although Hungary insisted on the need for such changes.
In turn, Dmytro Kuleba has said that Ukraine expects full support by Hungary of Ukraine into NATO will be resumed.
“I want to emphasize only one thing, that there is no objective reason between Ukraine and Hungary existed any significant problems. And we have to turn the page, we need to find all solutions that are beneficial to our countries and continue to support each other in all possible formats. We hope that will resume full support for Hungary Ukraine into NATO,” – said Kuleba.
According to the Minister, Hungary can always count on the support of its initiatives in Central Europe from the Ukraine, since Ukraine also belongs to the large family of Central European States.
“And we are determined to work for the result, a positive result when both our countries will gain from cooperation, not to lose from confrontation,” – said Kuleba.
We will remind, on may 29, the foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba is in Hungary with first non-virtual visit since the introduction of restrictive measures against pandemic coronavirus.