The European Union is in any case can not recognize the elections planned in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, said the head of the EU delegation in Ukraine Jan Tombinski.
Local elections in the DNR are required to complete 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 the Ukrainian laws. The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to Local authorities on 25 October. The authorities DND and LNR many times stated about the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev.
"it is very important that in the Donetsk region held elections. It is necessary that they passed under the control of the OSCE. Regarding "fake" elections that are going to spend in the so-called DPR, in any case are not able to acknowledge them and Express support. We fully support the independence and sovereignty of Ukraine, " Tombinski said at a meeting with the head of the Donetsk region Pavel Zebrowski, reports the press service of the Donetsk regional state administration.
He also said that it was important now to restore the supervision over the Ukrainian border.
"For the full implementation of all points of the Minsk agreement must provide for the withdrawal of heavy weapons, tanks, mortars and technology of a smaller caliber," said Tombinski.