Government has approved as a basic one a Concept of realization of state language policy. Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced during a press conference on the outcomes of the Cabinet of Ministers’ sitting, according to the government’s press-office.
According to Yulia Tymoshenko, Ministry of Culture and Tourism has to put the mentioned issue for public consideration in order to finally approve the Concept within the nearest time and prepare amendments to the current laws dealing with language policy in Ukraine.
“The Government’s objective is together with indisputable functioning of one state language, a Ukrainian one, to take all necessary steps which would give complete language comfort to everyone appearing a Ukraine’s citizen,” Premier emphasized.
At this Yulia Tymoshenko informed that an open Gov’t session is slated for May 7, dedicated to the language issue and discussion of the Concept of realization of the language policy.
“This topic is urgent and it should unite but never part Ukraine as it is just state Ukrainian language as well as harmony in the language issue which have to become a basis for consolidation of our nation around wisely built language policy,” Yulia Tymoshenko stressed.