Dmitry Zlatarev. Local elections in the Donbass will be the failures of the Minsk agreements, told reporters on Sunday, a senior Commissioner of the state Department.
according to his statement, U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry gave on Sunday the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov fears the U.S. and its allies on the question of the desire of the militia to hold another round of local elections this fall.
"This will be the failures of the Minsk agreements, which declare the need of elections during the Ukrainian laws With the participation of OSCE observers ", he said.
The Ukrainian government has appointed elections to Local authorities on 25 October. The authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR appointed Local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October. Kiev previously declared the holding of elections on uncontrolled territories in Donbas as illegitimate and said that their implementation would mean the withdrawal of militia from Minsk process and the outcome. The Russian foreign Ministry believe that the decision of the DND and LNR to hold elections does not mean that there is no chance for dialogue with Kiev.