Byline: Emyr Williams
THE United Nations has dramatically called on the National Assembly to explain its Welsh language policies.
Unesco, the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, wants to know its plans to protect the Welsh language.
This is the first time a UN body has been in contact with the National Assembly.
The move was last night welcomed as a significant breakthrough by Welsh language campaigners.
Cymuned's international spokeswoman, Judith Humphreys, said: "It is significant that this contact has been about language.
"Cymuned strongly believes that the Assembly, by not protecting …