Ukraine discussed with Germany measures to prevent the planned militias elections in the Donbass, said Deputy head of the presidential administration of Ukraine Konstantin Eliseev.
"We hope that these messages and signals yet, finally, will be heard in the appropriate capital, and yet these elections will be cancelled, otherwise the outcome of these elections will have unforeseen negative consequences for the whole process," drew attention Eliseev, UNIAN reports.
in this regard, he stated that " we have a really active dialogue with our partners on the development of a whole complex of actions and measures in case of negative scenario takes place, that is, if the election is held ". He also said that Ukraine still has hopes that the election of terrorists in the Donbas will be cancelled. Yesterday the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Moscow considers the decision of the authorities proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in local elections as a necessary step in response to violations of the Minsk agreements from Kiev. On Wednesday, Authorities proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic called for the election on October 18. Remember, last week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on ensuring the holding of "a democratic, fair and transparent" elections in local authorities in Ukraine on October 25. The authorities of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics many times stated about the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev. In DND also said that the elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics will be held legally agreed upon with the authorized DND and LNR, but such approval will not be contrary to the law on elections in Ukraine. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin met with the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini said that the holding of local elections in Donetsk and Luhansk will lead to the disruption of the Minsk agreements.