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ForMin Aurescu, Ukrainian counterpart discuss minority rights, pandemic co-operation

Romania's Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu had a telephone conversation on Thursday with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba to discuss the situation of national minorities in the neighboring country and co-operation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Romanian Foreign Ministry (MAE), the discussion follows another conversation they had on March 25.

Turkey, Ukraine to boost defense cooperation

Turkish and Ukrainian officials gathered in Ukraine's capital to address ways to enhance strategic cooperation in the defense industry.

The seventh edition of Turkey-Ukraine Defense Industry Cooperation meeting was held in Kiev, where steps to be taken for armament and military equipments were discussed, according to a statement from Ukrainian Defense Ministry on Jan. 24.

Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Enters Day 100 of Hunger Strike

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov on Tuesday entered day 100 of his hunger strike, as he languishes in a Russian Arctic prison on terror charges with little hope of release.

The 42-year-old Kremlin opponent announced the hunger strike in May, demanding the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners being held in Russia.

MAE firmly condemns any action taken against schools teaching in Romanian in Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) firmly condemns any action taken against such schools teaching in Romanian language in Ukraine, in the context of information presented by the Security Service in this country regarding such attempts to set fire to some of the education units teaching in Romanian.

Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Hungary urge Ukraine not to restrict minority mother-tongue education


Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Hungary have urged Ukraine not to introduce the restrictions on mother-tongue education envisaged in the Education Act approved at second reading by the Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said.