The draft changes to the Ukrainian Constitution drafted without regard to the requirements of Donbass and is not a document provided by the Minsk agreements, according to the report of the foreign Ministry.
As emphasized in the Russian international Ministry, reportedly after a few days of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine plans to adopt in the first reading, submitted by President Petro Poroshenko, the Draft law on amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution in some on decentralization, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"The constitutional amendments in their current form, prepared without any consultation with the authorized South-East of Ukraine is not the document that was envisaged by the Minsk agreements of February 12, 2015. In them, As we know, spoke of the need " considering the peculiarities of individual regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, agreed with the commissioners of these districts ". Moreover, in Kiev did not even feel the need to somehow respond to prepared and submitted Donetsk and Lugansk appropriate proposals for the amendment of the Constitution of Ukraine ", - reported in the document. As noted in the foreign Ministry, the elected Kiev government's tactic of ignoring the interests of the residents of Donbass, the stubborn refusal to negotiate with his people not only is not conducive to the achievement of sustainable settlement of the Ukrainian fall, but also undermines the efforts of the international brotherhood to de-escalate the situation and the establishment in Ukraine of a lasting peace, jeopardizes the stability and security on the European continent. 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.