Symonenko: draft changes to the Constitution of Ukraine does not lead to peace
The leader of the Communist party of Ukraine Petro Symonenko believes that directed the Parliament for examination the Draft changes to the Constitution in terms of decentralization does not lead to peace in the Donbass, because these changes are accepted without regard to the interests of Donetsk and Luhansk.
The Verkhovna Rada last week decided to send submitted by President Petro Poroshenko Draft changes to the Constitution for examination to the constitutional court. In the case of the positive conclusion of the COP, the deputies will consider the Draft changes on first reading. 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.
"The situation is threatening. It is clear that the issue of decentralization is not the path to peace due to the fact that (accepted) without the participation of the authorized Donetsk and Lugansk regions ", - said Simonenko at a press conference on Thursday.
He said that on the issue of changes to the Constitution there is a "bidding" between political forces. In addition, according to his statement, these changes were adopted under the pressure of Western countries. Symonenko believes that the Ukrainian government is completely controlled by external forces.
first assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland said that the Kiev amendments to the Constitution allow us to speak about the fact that the Ukrainian authorities have complied with their commitments under the Minsk agreements. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that the amendments are merely a simulation run Kiev Minsk agreements.