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 "I am willing to put issues of second national language and federalization to referendum" - Poroshenko

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced his willingness to put issues of second national language and federalization to a referendum.

Poroshenko said during meeting with students of Chernihiv Taras Shevchenko national pedagogical university, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

"I am ready to put the issues of second national language and federalization to a referendum, and I am sure that Ukrainian people will say their decisive 'No!' on the matter," Poroshenko stressed.

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He also added that Russia's plan regarding Ukraine, its hopes that "Ukrainians are a conflict nation which will destroy itself" have failed.

Poroshenko stressed that 62% of those fighting in the Donbas are Russian-speaking citizens.

"But their Russian language does not prevent them from loving Ukraine the same way as I love it in Ukrainian," the head of state emphasized.




 
 
 
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