Romanian Hungarians complained about Ukraine at the UN

© RIA Novosti / Roman to Mahmutpasa in fotomonster-apartment of the United Nations in new York. 25 Sep 2018Romanian Hungarians complained about Ukraine at the UN© RIA Novosti / Roman to Mahmutpasa the image Bank

MOSCOW, 25 Jul — RIA Novosti. Romanian political parties and public organizations representing the rights of the Hungarians, he gave the UN a joint statement about the oppression of national minorities in Ukraine, according to Мукачево.net.

«Because now in Ukraine not only deprive the representatives of Transcarpathian minorities their rights, but they are Hungarians, we should recall the second article of the UN Declaration on the elimination of discrimination. Please warn, according to the UN Charter, to carry the responsibility for it adopted the document», — the statement says.

The statement was signed by representatives of the Democratic Union of Hungarians of Romania, the Hungarian people’s party of Transylvania, the Hungarian civic party, the Hungarian national Council and the national Council Semashko.

Last week in the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine there are more than twenty billboards with pictures of members of the Society of Hungarian culture Transcarpathia and the caption «Stop the separatists.» Law enforcement agencies opened a criminal case about the deliberate fomenting of national enmity.

Relations between Ukraine and Hungary deteriorated after the adoption of Kiev of the new law on education significantly reduces the possibility of education in minority languages. In the autumn it became known that the Consulate of Hungary in Beregovo, Transcarpathian region issued by the Ukrainian citizens of Hungarian passport. A diplomatic row ended mutual expulsion of the consuls.