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Klimkin explained the conditions for dual citizenship

Климкин пояснил условия для двойного гражданстваIt’s time to start a discussion about dual citizenship. It can’t have civil servants and the military, said the Minister.

Dual citizenship in Ukraine can only be in clear terms. This was stated by foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin during a speech in Lviv on Tuesday, October 30.

“We in Ukraine should start a public debate about the possibility to be a citizen of several countries, we must honestly to say that,” said the Minister, noting that on dual citizenship with Russia can not be considered.

“Those who have Russian passports, let them pass, all the rest – let’s talk. Dual citizenship can only be with strict conditions. It can’t have military commanders, it makes it impossible to hold certain positions,” added the Minister.

He reminded that dual citizenship is practiced in some European countries. “And we have his media breaking the law, although that does not mean that they are criminals. In ATO killed at least 11 citizens of Hungary (Transcarpathia residents with dual citizenship – ed.)”, – said Klimkin.

Now Ukrainian law prohibits double citizenship for civil servants. Earlier the Minister said that this provision should remain in force.

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