Hungary dissociated itself from the position of Russia on this occasion.
The Russian Federation has addressed to NATO with the request to put pressure on Ukraine to change the language norms of the law “On education”.
This was told by a source in the headquarters of NATO, commenting on the meeting of the NATO Council-Russia, held in Brussels on 31 may.
The Russians refer to the fact that Ukrainian law is also unhappy with one of the NATO member – Hungary. As you know, in Budapest last year blocks the Ministerial meetings of the Council Ukraine-NATO, demanding from Kiev to stop the implementation of the language provisions of the law “On education”.
The press service of NATO has refused to officially comment on whether you discussed this issue at the meeting of the NATO Council-Russia, confirming only that the situation in Ukraine was one of the topics of discussion.
At the same time the source of the EP noted that Russia had also asked the Alliance for this reason. It is alleged that the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a letter to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg insisted on the need to put pressure on Ukraine. “The Alliance there is no reaction (the laws adopted by Ukraine. – EP)… the position of the Alliance encourages the fulfillment by Ukraine of its commitments,” he explained.
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