The European Union is deeply concerned by the developments near the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev on the first day of the week and believes that violent acts can undermine the legislative consolidation of decentralization in Ukraine, is reported in the appeal of the EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini.
in her expressions, the adoption of the draft amendments to the Constitution in the first reading is " an important step that opens the way to a significant transfer of power from the centre to the level of regions and communities."" The amendments will Also help the implementation of the Minsk agreements", - has said Mogherini.
Now the EU looks forward to the final adoption of these changes later this year, reports RIA " Novosti "." This process is not required to be undermined by violence. Today's events were cause for serious concern. We extend our condolences to the family of the deceased employee of the police Department, as well as those who were injured In the explosion during a demonstration in front of the building of the Verkhovna Rada", - has told the head of European diplomacy. Unrest Welcome in the first day of the week were started after the deputies adopted amendments to the Constitution in terms of decentralization in the first reading, despite a rally at the walls Happy and blocked the Presidium. Protesters twice attempted to storm Parliament. Similarly, in the security forces, a grenade was thrown. Damage to the body in the process of collisions, as well as among them In the explosion, has received more than 120 people, among them correspondents. 1 citizen died. Remember, on July 16, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Parliament amendments to the Constitution with the regulations on the status of Donbass. This Poroshenko, introducing the draft changes to the main law of the country, declared that Ukraine "was, there is and will be" a unitary state, the proposed changes to the Constitution do not provide for a special status for Donbass. In the Donbass told that these Amendments are irrelevant to the implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated before that shows the President of Ukraine in the Verkhovna Rada the project of constitutional reform completely ignores suggestions republics of Donbass.