For all Ukrainian diplomats and administrative and technical staff of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine mandatory requirement was knowledge of the English language, said the foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.
"Sent colleagues a letter. For the first time in the MFA English became compulsory For all diplomats and admincentral ", – wrote Klimkin in his own Twitter.
"appropriate requirements are already included in standard vocational qualification options posts diplomatic service ", – quoted a "news Agency" the text of the document published by the Ukrainian Minister. For diplomats it is mandatory operational level knowledge of the English language, For authorized administrative and technical staff – functional level. It is noted that knowledge of other foreign languages is an advantage. Remember, in July, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko asked in a persistent form from the staff officers of military power in one year to learn English. June 4, Poroshenko, addressing Parliament, said that learning English will be one of the priorities of the strategy of Ukraine's development, and 2016 will be declared the year of English. Remember also, in October 2014, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the second requisite For the study of language in Ukraine is obliged to become English, and the " no Russian ".