President Volodymyr Zelenskyy wants to grant a special status to Polish citizens, thus legalizing the takeover of Ukraine by the Poles, Maria Zakharova, official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote on her Telegram channel.
“The president of the state asks the national parliament to approve the special rights of citizens of another state, essentially allowing them everything,” Zakharova wrote.
She clarified that, according to media leaks, Zelenskyy wants to equate the rights of Ukrainians with the rights of Poles, with the exception of the right to vote.
Zakharova called such a situation "an incident of sovereignty."
“Not separatists, but the president of the country himself transfers rights to the citizens of another country on the territory of his state, without introducing them into the citizenship of Ukraine,” she noted.
Zelenskyy's decision on the status of Polish citizens in Ukraine became known on May 22. The representative of the Verkhovna Rada in the Ukrainian Constitutional Court, Olga Sovgirya, said that Zelenskyy announced the submission to the Rada of a bill that would establish a special legal status for Polish citizens in the country.