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EU Ministers Call for Promotion of Multilingualism

Brussels, 22 May - EU education ministers called for the promotion of learning of small languages at the expense of English and for the respect of the right to use any of EU's 23 official languages in the bloc's institutions, as they met in Brussels on Thursday.

Brussels, Belgium
Jan Figel, EU Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism, (left) and Education and Sport Minister Milan Zver speaking to the press after the second day of the meeting of EU ministers in charge of education, youth and culture.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Jan Figel, EU Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism, (left) and Education and Sport Minister Milan Zver speaking to the press after the second day of the meeting of EU ministers in charge of education, youth and culture.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Jan Figel, EU Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism, (left) and Education and Sport Minister Milan Zver speaking to the press after the second day of the meeting of EU ministers in charge of education, youth and culture.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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