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Szijjártó: Ukraine Preparing ‘Third Blow’ Against National Minorities

By Hungary Today // 2018.04.24.

Ukraine is preparing a “third blow” against its national minorities, with the president initiating parliament to approve a law on sanctioning dual citizenship in a priority procedure, Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s foreign minister, said on Tuesday.

The first blow was an amendment to the education law, followed by a second blow which involved declaring the language law unconstitutional and planning its amendment, Szijjártó told a press conference.

Ukraine is taking action against its national minorities “in an unprecedentedly despicable and pre-meditated” manner, Szijjárto said. Ukraine’s president is working together with parliament in gradually taking away the acquired rights of minorities, while pursuing a “campaign of lies” and pretending to be victims of geopolitics, he added.

Hungary will maintain its veto of Ukraine’s NATO accession unless national minorities’ rights are restored, he said.

 

via MTI

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