Ukraine sent to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan a note of protest on the question of the status of the Crimea Peninsula, which in part Kazakh the textbooks designated as the subject of the Russian Federation, reported in circulation, charge d'affaires of Ukraine in Kazakhstan.
Crimea became a Russian region after held in March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legality of the coup d'etat in Ukraine, voted for annexation by Russia. In the capital of Russia emphasize that the referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine still considers the Crimea her, but at the time occupied territory.
"due to the fact that in textbooks for secondary schools, issued by the Kazakhstan publishing house" Mektep ", Autonomous Republic of Crimea is specified as the subject of the Russian Federation, the residence of the Ambassador of Ukraine addressed a note of protest to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan ", - said in a statement released on the last working day of the week the Ukrainian Embassy statement, which quotes Agency.
The Ukrainian side believes that the dissemination of this information contrary to the positions of both the international brotherhood and the leaders of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which has frequently stated its support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
"The Ukrainian side appealed to the Ministry of foreign Affairs and the Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the request to facilitate an immediate review of these textbooks from secondary schools in the Republic of Kazakhstan ", - explained in the address.