The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic is ready to allow an assessment mission of the Office for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE in monitoring local elections in the Donbass, said Last news the head of the National Council DND Andrey Purgin on the last working day of the week.
before mass-media referring to the Ambassador for special assignments of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba reported that the Authorized DND and LNR was not allowed an assessment mission of the Office for democratic institutions and human rights OSCE-controlled territory. It was explained that the mission was invited by Kiev.
"ODIHR experts on the Complex of measures on February 12, and the truth will be admitted to the observation of local elections if They take place within the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. We are ready to allow for the evaluation of elections and so forth, But at the moment of the elections it still is not " - said Purgin.
according to his statement, Authorized the OSCE / ODIHR to the authorities of the DNI with the application to admit them to the site of Donbass has not yet addressed." Evaluation mission of the Bureau for human rights of the OSCE, without warning, without any applications tried to cross the contact line and drive to the site. They were not allowed. Today to talk about elections in local authorities yet. In this race makes no sense, for this reason They were not allowed. But I emphasize that the OSCE mission in huge quantities (in Donbass), in my opinion, we have 350 people in the DNR presented. That is, assessment of the current situation in the OSCE. For this reason, the OSCE's Office can safely these assessments to take, " added the head of the people's Council DND.