In Donetsk people's Republic regret the decision Of the OSCE Office for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) to refrain from monitoring the local elections in the Republic, said on Thursday the head of the delegation of the self-proclaimed DND on Minsk talks Denis Putilin.
"in the ODIHR told that they will not (to monitor elections). It is their right, "quotes his words" ".
Pushilin added that certain other international observers still gave their prior consent.
The Ukrainian government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic has appointed the local elections on 1 November, and in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, they are obliged to pass on 18 October. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko have said before, that Donetsk and Lugansk are obliged to dispense with the holding of local elections and tried to convince them to immediately begin discussions on the modalities of their conduct according to Ukrainian law and in Accordance with OSCE standards.
The authorities of the breakaway republics explained that they had a different date of the local elections due to the fact that Kiev is in the hands of individual adopted the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with LNR and DND, which does not comply with the Minsk agreements.