The self-proclaimed head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter thanked the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande And German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the "support" requirements for inclusion in the Constitution provisions on special status of Donbass.
"On behalf of all the residents of Lugansk thank the leaders of Germany And France for their public call for the Kiev authorities to reflect in the Constitution of Ukraine the special status of Donbass ", - reported in circulation Carpentry, posted on the Internet representative office of " Luganskinform "." I hope Poroshenko, Lozhkin And Groisman will heed this call And will stop the intentional failure to follow the Minsk agreements. In the draft amendments to the Constitution as long as they provide about that only one indeterminate sentence, And not in the majority text, and in the transitional provisions, which excludes the consolidation of special rights on a permanent basis ", - noticed the head LNR.
"We demand, in full accordance with the" Minsk-2 ", to clarify in the Constitution were agreed with us, And that they contain a description of the special status, most importantly, the rights of Donbass on Treaty relations with Kiev. And We are grateful to Angela Merkel And Francois Hollande for his support, " said Carpenter. On the last working day of the week, the press service of the Ukrainian President said that Hollande And Merkel in a telephone conversation with Petro Poroshenko recommended the continuation of the constitutional reform, which corresponds to the Minsk agreements, with a particular focus on the reflection in the draft Constitution of Ukraine peculiarities of government in areas of Donetsk And Lugansk regions ". 2 July, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Verkhovna Rada the project of changes to the Constitution on decentralization of power. Ukrainian officials hope to approve these changes in the fall. As reported by the print edition OPINION, the project changes do not provide any special status for Donbass. The Foreign Ministry told that shows Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada the project of constitutional reform completely ignores the suggestions of the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass. First Poroshenko said about the participation of certain 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. 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. In Donetsk And Lugansk on the last working day of the week stressed that no one in the constitutional Commission in Kiev were sent.