The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk Republic wanted to get from Kiev to accept the amendment in the law on the special status of Donbass and to be re-voted and the law itself and the constitutional amendments. In their vision, in the Constitution of Ukraine should record the characteristics and permanent basis of the Special status of Donbass.
proper joint message of the authorized DND and LNR in Minsk Denis Pushilin and Vladislav Danego publishes Tuesday evening Donetsk news Agency.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was first introduced to the Verkhovna Rada the draft of constitutional changes, despite the Minsk agreement is not correlated with the designated self-proclaimed Eastern Ukrainian republics. The Minsk agreement regulates the Ukraine constitutional reform taking into account peculiarities of Donbass agreed with its representatives. The agreement also requires the adoption of a permanent law on the special status of Donbass. Current Ukrainian law on the special status of Donbass was put into effect for 3 years.
"We demand from the President of Ukraine Petro) Poroshenko and (speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr) Groisman to accept the amendment, which will enter into force the law on the special status of Donbass. The Verkhovna Rada should vote on it, and on the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine, because they were neither agreed with us, nor brought up for discussion in the framework of the Minsk process ", - reported in the General statement.
"in the text of the Constitution ought to make the description and to prescribe the permanent framework of the Special status of Donbass. We require discussions with the Donbass election law and voting in the Parliament on the results of discussions, " appears in the document.
Poroshenko first introduced to the Parliament draft amendments to the Constitution, According to which the rule establishing a procedure for local government beyond the control of Kiev districts of the Donbas included in the text of the Constitution in the transitional provisions. This value provides that the special status of Donbass will be determined by a separate legislative act.
Assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland said that the Kiev amendments allow to speak about the fact that the Ukrainian authorities have complied with their commitments under the Minsk agreements. Authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR, which, in accordance with the Minsk agreement should be consistent with the constitutional reform and previously prepared draft amendments, said that the shares of Kiev have nothing to do with the Minsk process.