Elections in the breakaway Donetsk national Republic (DND) do not have the ability to make the danger to the Minsk agreements, because they will be held in accordance with the law, and in Accordance with the set of measures to resolve the situation in Donbass.
So said the message of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND Denis Putilin. Before the leaders of Germany and France revealed that the holding of local elections in DND could threaten the Minsk agreements.
Elections to local authorities in the DPR is scheduled for October 18.
"The elections in the DPR does not have the ability to make the danger to the Minsk agreements, because they will be held in accordance with the measures and the law on elections, which many times we have sent to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and who are willing to negotiate with the Ukrainian side," - said on Sunday correspondents Pushilin.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".