Military assistance for Kiev should be strengthened in the case of the militias in the Donbass elections, about it was discussed at the meeting of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in new York.
Poroshenko and Duda had recognized the illegal elections in DND and LNR " and agreed that in case their conduct should be strengthened military-technical assistance to Ukraine and increased sanctions against Russia ",-informs the press service Poroshenko following the meeting of leaders of the countries.
The presidents of Ukraine and Poland also exchanged opinions on topical problems on the bilateral agenda, as well as development cooperation in Eastern Europe, for example, in the format " Visegrad four, Ukraine ", and agreed about the next meeting in this format.
The two sides also agreed on the visit of the President of Duda in Ukraine In the current year.
The self-proclaimed authorities LNR have appointed local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October. While the Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. On February 12, negotiations were consensus about stop fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, the introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine for change about the decentralization of Power and consolidation of special status " of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".