The European Commission lately advisable to the European Council the opening of negotiations on Ukraine’s utility for membership, and a advice was despatched to the Kyiv authorities to step up anti-corruption efforts. And the Ukrainian cupboard also took motion in the latter matter: on Friday, the parliament voted to develop the variety of the National Anti-Corruption Office of Ukraine and to authorize the nationwide company coping with the prevention of corruption to verify the belongings acquired by civil servants earlier than taking workplace, writes the Bloomberg.
Prime Minister Denisz Smihal is optimistic that the EU negotiations can begin this manner, he acknowledged:
We count on the European Council to make a resolution on the beginning of official negotiations on Ukraine’s EU membership as early as subsequent week.
In addition to anti-corruption measures, the parliament also adopted laws that in sure areas is aligned with EU requirements on the rights of nationwide minorities. This is an space the place the Hungarian authorities way back demanded steps from Kyiv to make sure the usage of the language by Transcarpathian Hungarians. Although the Budapest management reportedly didn’t settle for the Biden administration’s provide to mediate in the case of Transcarpathian Hungarians.
Now, virtually all topics besides Ukrainian literature and grammar will probably be taught in Hungarian.
Bloomberg recollects that in an interview on Friday, the Prime Minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán, spoke about the truth that Ukraine will not be adequately ready for EU membership. Just citing corruption for example, he criticized the language law earlier.
Prime Minister Smihal highlighted that these modifications to the law reply to key requests from the EU and complement the cupboard’s latest resolution to develop lobbying legal guidelines that carry Ukraine into line with European apply.
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