The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic in the framework of the Minsk talks on Donbas does not affect the question of the status of Crimea, in the past year, which became part of Russia, said Commissioner DND in the contact group Denis Putilin.
"With regard to questions about what did the DNR and LNR Crimea Ukrainian territory, I can tell you That the Peninsula is not the subject of discussion of the talks in Minsk to or change in the Constitution of Ukraine. Within the Complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements clearly stated That the constitutional changes are required to touch the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics " - quoted Donetsk news Agency.
Pushilin added That " the referendum was held, people made their own choices, and that choice is dominant ".
authorized DND also said That the militia presented to Kiev's own version of the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine. According to Pushilin, he was drafted in strict accordance with the Minsk peace agreements.
In accordance with the Minsk agreements, the Ukrainian authorities are obliged to adjust to the country's Constitution " with regard to the peculiarities of individual regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, agreed with the commissioners of these districts ". At first the authorities LNR and DNR unveiled a new version of the draft changes to the Constitution, the list of the territorial units of Ukraine are " Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. Before the authorities of the republics made statements that indicated a recognition of the annexation of Crimea into the Russian Federation. So, the people's Council LNR in March paid homage to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin with the anniversary of the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia.