Contents tagged with Kuleba

  • Kremlin: hopes for a settlement on Donbas conflict are rapidly dissipating

    The parties to the conflict in the Donbass are not able to start a constructive open dialogue on the settlement of the situation., said Dmitry Kozak, deputy head of the Russian presidential administration, in an interview with TASS news agency.

    According to him, even before mid-March, Russia had "cautious hopes for a constructive open dialogue on all existing issues." "But in recent months, those hopes have been rapidly dissipating," he said.

    On May 13, Kozak urgently arrived in Berlin to …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine will not change education law at Hungary’s request

    Ukraine is not going to change the law on education at the request of Hungary, stated the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba on air of the TV program "Right to Power."

    "We reject any demands of our Hungarian partners for additional changes to the Education Act. We will not change the principles laid down in the Education Act to please anyone. We have one state language in our country," he said.

    The Foreign Minister also assured that the purpose of his trip to Budapest is to …

  • Ukraine calls for establishing security zone on both sides of Russian border in Donbas

    Ukraine calls for the creation of a security zone in the border areas with Russia with monitoring and verification by the OSCE. Kyiv also proposes to create a working subgroup in the Trilateral Contact Group on border issues, stated Ukraine's Deputy Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Igor Lossovsky during an online meeting of the OSCE Security Cooperation Forum, Ukrinform reports.

    According to him, the restoration of control over the border remains a key element …

  • Kyiv confirms Ukraine's readiness for acceptable compromises on Donbas

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba at the talks in Berlin confirmed Ukraine's readiness for broad compromises on Donbas provided that they do not cross the "red lines".

    According to Kuleba, Ukraine, with the mediation of Germany and France, continues to look for solutions that would lead to progress in the peace settlement in the Donbas, but would not lead to the crossing of the "red lines".

    "Ukraine is open to the search for the widest possible compromises, but will not go as far as …

  • NATO to consider providing additional military assistance to Ukraine

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba had a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, who assured the Ukrainian Foreign Minister that the members of the Alliance will discuss additional support for Ukraine, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

    "Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO members plan to discuss additional support for Ukraine as part of the Comprehensive Assistance Package," the statement of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reads.

    The …

  • Ukrainian and Hungarian Foreign Ministers cancel meeting in Budapest, will hold phone conversation instead

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto are scheduled to hold a video conference on March 26, Kuleba told Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

    "Despite the fact that all visits have been canceled, we still bring up some political issues over the telephone with foreign ministers of other countries. For example, today we agreed with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto that on March 26, when I was supposed to visit Budapest for a meeting of the …

  • Ukrainian diplomat tests positive for coronavirus

    A Ukrainian diplomat has contracted the coronavirus, reported Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, as cited by Interfax-Ukraine.

    "Unfortunately, we have recorded the first case of a diplomat contracting the coronavirus in one of the countries. The foreign diplomatic missions are temporarily switching to remote operation to ensure the network of effective assistance to Ukrainians around the world, " the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service quotes Kuleba as saying.

    The special …