The mission of the OSCE office for democratic institutions and human rights (OSCE / ODIHR) to observe the local elections in the breakaway DND and LNR because they are not member States of the OSCE, said on Wednesday the head of the mission, Tana de Zulueta.
before the head of administration of the head of the self-proclaimed DND Maxim Leshchenko said that the Republic's authorities are ready to ensure security for the mission, the OSCE / ODIHR election on October 18. Invitation to the OSCE / ODIHR observers for the observation of elections November 1, also directed the authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR.
"We work at the invitation of the Ukrainian government on our own methodology. One of the principles of the OSCE: We always work at the invitation of a member state of the OSCE. We cannot accept the Invitation of some education, who is not a member state of the OSCE and it can't supply the rules, of which I spoke, " said Tana de Zulueta, answering the question whether the Mission dialogues with the authorized DND and LNR election-monitoring.
in her expression, the OSCE / ODIHR will observe the local elections on the entire territory of Ukraine, where they will be held in Accordance with Ukrainian legislation.
"We will go by the decision of the Ukrainian government, and as soon as we adopt a conclusion on elections for certain territories, We will send observers. In addition, We will take into account their own standards to meet the minimum requirements