Poroshenko signs law on Ukrainian as only state language

Poroshenko signs law on Ukrainian as only state language
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Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has signed the law on the provision of the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the state language on Wednesday, ONAreports citing TASS.

"I, as President Pyotr Poroshenko, have the greatest honor and a unique opportunity to sign the law on the provision of the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the state language," he said.

According to the Ukrainian leader, the said law "unites the nation", and Ukrainians have been waiting for this "for many, many years."

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