The draft changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of decentralization does not provide any special status for Donbass, said the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.
"The project changes do not provide any special status for Donbas, this is unverified information", - has declared the head of Ukraine, explaining the statements of politicians, reports RIA " Novosti ". Poroshenko drew attention that the Decentralization of power does not mean weakening the Central government in matters of defence, foreign policy and the rule of law." Decentralization does not mean the reduction of the Central government in such matters As defence, foreign policy, national security, rule of law and respect for civil liberties ", ? said Poroshenko.
Poroshenko said that on Wednesday before the end of the day will submit to Parliament the Draft changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of decentralization." I today until the end of the day without any change, I dream, will execute a bill today and It will be sent to the Verkhovna Rada", - has told Poroshenko. The head of Ukraine Also said that according to the polls, " the overwhelming number of Ukrainians fundamentally reject the idea of federalism and advocated a unitary system in Ukraine with a decentralized political system." On the first day of the week the head of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio has published a message in which he asked the Ukrainian side without delay to adopt amendments to the Constitution as part of local government. Remember, Kiev, Ukraine has developed amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization reforms, providing a three-tier system of local government. The project does not provide for a special status for certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, but only prescribes that He be Appointed a special legislative act. Also Poroshenko said about the participation of commissioners of Donbass in the creation of change in the Constitution. He Also said that will not give the ability to put pressure on Kiev in the provision of the Donbass special status. On the first day weekend the Head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter stated that the changes in the Constitution of Ukraine, the commissioners of Donbass was not discussed. The head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko has said that the Kiev Draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine outright violates the obligations that the Ukrainian authorities took on their own shoulders in Minsk. As reported by the print edition OPINION, in Donetsk and Lugansk on the last working day of the week already recalled that no one in the constitutional Commission in Kiev were sent. The draft Constitution is contrary to the Minsk agreements and has no relation to the peace process, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND in the contact group Denis Putilin. He said that eleven paragraph of the Minsk agreements "clearly prescribes the agreement and not just a review or something else with the authorized" certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".