Serbs in Slovakia granted minority status
BRATISLAVA -- Serbs in Slovakia have acquired the status of national minority, it was announced by Serbia's Ministry for the Diaspora.
The decision was made by the Slovak government and at the proposal of Deputy Prime Minister Dušan Čaplovič.
This means that Serbs in Slovakia have acquired protection through international law and international agreements on the protection of the rights of national minorities, in their activities against discrimination on the grounds of ethnicity, language, religion, political or other beliefs, and social background, Serbian Minister of the Diaspora Srđan Srećković explained.
Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Ukrainian, Roma and other communities have the same status in Slovakia, the statement said.
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