Submitted by Ukraine of the constitutional amendments on decentralization do not contain mechanisms to resolve the situation in the South-East of the country and in conflict with the Minsk agreements, according to the Federation Council.
"The draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine aimed at decentralization, contains no real mechanisms for the resolution of territorial conflict in the South-East of the country, despite the fact that the Venice Commission positively reviewed these amendments," said Fins news the head of the Federation Council on constitutional legislation Andrey Klishas.
The Venice Commission (an Advisory body of the Council of Europe on constitutional law) on Wednesday concluded that filed by Ukraine of the constitutional amendments on decentralization of power in General " worthy of support ", at the same time noting the need for their revision.
The constitutional Commission of Ukraine on the last working day of the week I will watch the Draft changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization of the conclusions of the Venice Commission.
"According to the proposed amendments, there is an exhaustive list of types of administrative units: districts, counties, area. This fact is contrary to the Minsk agreements, the position of the LNR and DNR is not interested in Kiev, for this reason about a real decentralization can we talk?" "the Senator said.
According to Klishas, the conclusions of the Venice Commission contain serious note, which aims to develop opportunities for further legislative regulation of administrative-territorial division without adding the changes to the Main law of the country that under the proposed changes impossible. The proposed Draft changes does not allow for the creation of territorial units with special status, and also not possible the development of new types of administrative-territorial units, he said.
"Kiev again ignores the Minsk agreement, and the Commission of the Council of Europe seems to be talking about it through the line, but in General continues to support Ukraine, which has no impact on the settlement of the fall in the field," Klishas.