The adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine amendments to the Labor code, which, among them, excludes the possibility of infringement of the rights of commissioners of sexual minorities in the hiring workplace that is "separation from the Soviet previous," said Thursday the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
before Thursday, the Verkhovna Rada, after several attempts had adopted anti-discrimination amendment to the Labour rule that prevents the discrimination in recruitment and the workplace on racial, religious and gender or sexual orientation, that was one of the conditions of the EU.
"Ukraine breaks free from the shackles of discrimination prior to the Soviet. Family values and inviolable ", - wrote Poroshenko on Twitter.
Kiev and the EU are implementing a program of liberalization of the visa regime. The Ukrainian authorities hope to receive a visa-free regime with the European Union in 2016. To do this, the Europeans require from Kiev to intensify the battle against illegal activity of officials, to reform at the border and bring the identity documents to the European model in the form of a biometric ID card.