USA recognize wrongful intention of the authorities of Donetsk national Republic (DND) to hold local elections on 18 December, said on Thursday, Vice President Joseph Biden in a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"The Vice President is seriously condemned the announcement of the separatist leaders on plans to hold elections on 18th of October ", - is informed in the report of the White house. In the capital, the U.S. believes, because it " is a direct contradiction to the Minsk agreements and Ukrainian law."
The white house also stressed that the parties " discussed the program of reforms of the Ukrainian government and the U.S.-Ukrainian business forum, which will take place on July 13 in the capital of the USA ".
"The Vice President welcomed the continuation of the constitutional reform process in Ukraine as a way of decentralization of power in Accordance with the Minsk agreements ", - reported in the document.
The constitutional Commission of Ukraine last week approved the draft changes to the Constitution of the country in terms of decentralization. The Commission adopted the draft 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. The rule of the sequence of Commission of local government in certain areas of Donbass on the basis of the law is proposed to consolidate the transitional provisions of the Constitution.
Authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR believe that introducing a constitutional change did not relate to the Minsk peace process. Because of this, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko on Thursday said that within the self-proclaimed Republic introduced a special regime of self-government