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The arson attack was condemned by the government and several political parties, including Fidesz, LMP, MSZP, Párbeszéd and Jobbik, as well as by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Hennadiy Moskal, governor of Transcarpathia
The foreign minister said that Ukraine’s ambassador to Budapest will be summoned to the Ministry, and the Hungarian consul general in Ungvár as well as the Hungarian ambassador to Kiev will be recalled immediately
Tamás Menczer said that a statement made by the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and the preliminary report by the Venice Commission has proven that this is not just a Hungarian issue, but a European one
Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said that Hungary was concerned about Ukraine’s new education law, which curbs the rights of ethnic minorities to education in their mother tongue
In his blog post entitled, “Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics,” a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Mike Gonzalez, misunderstands why Hungary has become an outspoken critic of the new Ukrainian education law that limits minority rights
Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said the OSCE is the most willing to help from among the international organizations contacted by Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian and Greek diplomats
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) said that Ukraine's new education law is not conducive to “living together” and expressed its concerns over the articles relating to education in minority languages in the recently passed act
In the European Union, we don’t take away the rights of children of historic minorities. Ukraine, by doing so, is taking a detour from its path into the EU and turning its back on European neighbors who stood by them in some of the most difficult times. Ukraine has brought this upon itself, and the consequences of this decision on the education law will be painful.
Péter Szijjártó, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said the President has just signed a law which deprives minorities of their rights and leads down a blind alley instead on the path to the European Union
The new Ukrainian law will mean secondary school and higher education courses will only be available in Ukrainian, while education in minority languages is restricted to kindergartens and primary schools