Authorized OSCE negotiations of the contact group on Ukraine Sajdik Martin expressed disappointment at the question of what the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic have plans to hold local elections on October 18 and November 1, despite the proposal to hold them in February 2016.
according to his statement, most of the political discussions in the subgroup was dedicated to the LNR and DNR proposal to hold local elections in February 2016. Sidik also said that Authorized DND and LNR told during discussions that the first appointed on 18 October and 1 November, elections will be held as scheduled.
"in the discussions it turned out that despite this proposal, elections will be held anyway on 18 October and 1 November in most parts of ARLA and ORDO (separate regions of Luhansk and Donetsk regions). This case was confirmed by the representatives of the ORDO and ORLA in the process of plenary discussions. In the discussions that followed it was suggested, because it is contrary to the Minsk agreements. In connection with these developments I would like to Express a deep disappointment, " said Sidik correspondents.