Armenia does not plan to open Russian schools – Minister of Education

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the seventh World Congress of Russian compatriots living abroad, said that five Russian schools will open in Tajikistan as part of the initiative to strengthen the positions of the Russian language, similar programs are preparing for Uzbekistan, an Armenia exhibits interest in the project. / P>

In Yerevan, they hurried to disprove the words of the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

The Government of Armenia does not have the opening plans in the Republic of Russian schools, said the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the country Vagram Thought.

“At the moment there is no question about the opening of Russian schools. But we are interested in popularizing the Russian language, foreign languages,” said Journalists thinking on Thursday.

The study of Russian language in Armenian schools is included in mandatory items. At the same time, according to the Language Act, adopted in 1993, there are no public secondary secondary schools in Armenia with Russian language learning.