The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he would veto any decision of the Verkhovna Rada, if it will bear the danger to the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Poroshenko has ruled out the possibility of applying the provisions in the draft changes to the Constitution on the special order of self-government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions in order of danger to the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
"This is the norm not the politicians who periodically appear in the Verkhovna Rada. This is the position of the President as the guarantor of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country. Even if someone tries to correct that is not consistent with the principle of sovereignty and territorial integrity, as a Director and any other Manager would undoubtedly use the veto and will not allow at the moment to make the danger or abuse, " said Poroshenko in conversation
He also said that " no threats can arise because there are a number of restrictive measures ".
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday sent the draft of the constitutional changes on decentralization for examination to the constitutional court. 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. Assistant Secretary of state for Europe Victoria Nuland on Thursday said that the amendments allow to speak about the fact that the Ukrainian authorities have fulfilled their obligations according to the " Minsk-2 ". Later, Vice President Joe Biden in a conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed the U.S. position in full support of the approaches of Ukraine to resolve the conflict in the Donbass.