Commissioner of the German government for intersocietal cooperation with Russia Gernot Erler said the important role of the capital of Russia in restoring the truce in the South-East of Ukraine.
"I Want to be open. According to our recent observations, Russian policy was influenced by the fact that the truce was renewed from 1 September to really be respected. We also hope that, because it works to prevent the holding of elections in Donetsk And Luhansk a day than October 25, " - said Tuesday Erler, opening dialogues with the head of division for international Affairs of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
"It is important that the truce, which lasted for 18 days, And then continued. However, More Important are the upcoming elections, during which adhered to the Minsk agreement, " - said the German politician.
Erler noticed that because of this, Berlin is waiting not only to Moscow but also " absolutely real idea about how to run the points of the Minsk agreements on the Ukrainian government."" And We continuously remind them about this, " he summarized.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities LNR appointed local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to take 18 October. 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 the Ukrainian laws. The authorities of Donetsk And Lugansk national republics many times stated about the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev.