The Ukrainian authorities from the outset wasn't going to provide the Donbas special status, they delayed the implementation of the Minsk agreements, to buy time, told reporters the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko.
"It was clear from the outset (that Kiev is not going to provide the Donbas special status - ed.). Kiev is strongly delayed the implementation of the Minsk agreements, to buy time, " said Zakharchenko.
He added that with their own DNR has done Everything to come to a common opinion with Kiev." All of our proposals were rejected. I can say that the elections in DND will be held on October 18, but they will be held according to our law, " - said Zakharchenko.
above the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that in the upcoming amendments to the Constitution there is nothing about the special status of Donbass." Ninety-2nd publication of the Constitution, which provides for the possibility of "special status" for individual cities, we remove ", - said Poroshenko, speaking on the first day of the weekend before the representatives of the territorial communities.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of Power and the consolidation of the special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".