The Government of Ukraine spares no effort to instill such values as tolerance in the society as well as to combat xenophobia, antisemitism and vandalism. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko at the Kyiv Jewish Forum.
"Ukraine strongly condemns any manifestations of intolerance and anti-Semitism both at the national and international levels. Our state spares no effort to protect its citizens from offence to human dignity,"Pavlo Rozenko stated and stressed that Ukraine joins statements of the UN, OSCE and the EU concerning the condemnation of manifestations of antisemitism and ultra-nationalism.
According to the Deputy Prime Minister, in 2017-2018, there were no cases of anti-Semitic violence in Ukraine. "Unfortunately, there are certain manifestations of anti-Semitic vandalism, but these cases are properly investigated and tried by the court," he said.
Pavlo Rozenko emphasized that the Government will continue to do its utmost to inculcate tolerance as well as to eradicate manifestations of xenophobia, antisemitism and vandalism.