The visit of the President of Romania to Ukraine is not canceled, but postponed, said in Kiev

© RIA Novostiall Kiev. Archival photoThe visit of the President of Romania to Ukraine is not canceled, but postponed, said in Kiev© RIA Novosti

Visit of President of Romania Klaus Iohannis in Ukraine is not canceled and postponed, according to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

Earlier, the President of Romania Klaus Iohannis said that he had canceled a planned October visit to Ukraine for Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on education.

«The visit is not canceled and postponed», — quotes the Ukrainian Agency UNIAN a press-service of the MFA of Ukraine.

The foreign Ministry of Ukraine noted that the corresponding note received last week. «We are disappointed with the reluctance of the Romanian parties to the dialogue between the leaders. Internal discussion should not negatively affect bilateral relations… We reaffirm our interest in pursuing constructive dialogue and look forward to its continuation in the near future», — quotes the press service of the Agency.

In accordance with the Parliament the new law on education, from September 1, 2018, children of national minorities in kindergartens and primary school subjects in their native language, parallel study of the state language. The 5th grade children beginning to learn Ukrainian, and the language of national minorities will be studied as a separate discipline. It may be teaching one or more courses in the languages of the countries of the EU. From 1 September 2020 education will be fully Ukrainian. The governments of Hungary and Romania previously said that this law violates the rights of national minorities in Ukraine.

Previously the foreign Ministry of Hungary announced that it will no longer support important decisions in international organizations. In Moscow also believe that the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on education violates the Ukrainian Constitution and international obligations of Kiev, said the Russian foreign Ministry. Kiev said that will send for examination to the Council of Europe’s controversial article, which concerns the language of instruction of national minorities.