The Ukrainian authorities will not negotiate with the militia on the issue of holding elections in an uncontrollable part of the Donbass, but Kiev is not against the electoral process in accordance with Ukrainian legislation and monitored by the OSCE, said on the last working day of the week correspondents representative of Ukraine in the trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas Leonid Kuchma.
explaining the message of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, as if leaders LNR and DND is ready to hold the elections under the Ukrainian legislation, but It seems that I have to be direct contacts between the Ukrainian authorities and militants, Kuchma said, " not very much They want? Want Poroshenko sat down for a negotiating table - ed.) with Zakharchenko?".
"This will mean That there is such a Republic? They are citizens of Russia we do attempt to drive reportedly deadlocked That it's not Russia, But let the Ukrainians, the power sits with the DNR and LNR and conduct dialogues. This will not " - quoted Kuchma, the Ukrainian news Agency.
according to him, Kiev is not against elections under the Ukrainian laws and under the supervision of the OSCE." every day about This claim, and the Ukrainian side says That we are not against elections, but According to the Ukrainian legislation, " - said Kuchma.
However, He added: "They want the law to take, but we say That under our laws, because It is in accordance with the Minsk Protocol ".
He also said That local elections in the Donbass have the opportunity to place only for all OSCE principles and provided free access to the territories that are not controlled by the authorities. Kuchma said That elections must be rules to, for example, could besprepjatstvenno to campaign for certain parties.