The Parliament of Ukraine agitates the international Commonwealth to increase pressure on the Russian Federation in connection with the preparation of the self-proclaimed DND and LNR local elections. Appropriate message at the meeting of Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday supported 237 people's deputies With the required minimum of 226 votes.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities LNR have appointed local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October. Power DND and LNR has stated many times About the conduct of its local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev and explained that Kiev is in the hands of individual adopted the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with the LPR and the DPR, which does not comply with the Minsk agreements. A complex of measures on implementation of Minsk agreements of February 12, obliges the Ukrainian Authorities to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of holding local elections.
the appeal noted that the Parliament of Ukraine supports the holding of " free and democratic local elections in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ", which, in the opinion of Parliament, required to pass in Accordance with Ukrainian law and OSCE standards. The MPs emphasize that the fastening of such position in the Complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements was one of the key conditions for a peaceful settlement.
in circulation deputies also criticized the appointed authorities DND and LNR elections." This electoral farce is neither applicable legislation nor generally accepted democratic standards of the OSCE, and is a conscious step aimed at disrupting the peace process ", - said in the statement.
the paper argues that Ukraine has fulfilled its obligations at the time of the Minsk agreements." A successful peace settlement depends on the ability, desire and willingness of the official capital of Russia effectively implement its part of the obligations ", - said in the document.
"The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine considers possible pseudo-elections in certain districts of the Donbas the one trait that Russia has no right to cross. In this regard, the Ukrainian Parliament agitates the international Commonwealth to strengthen comprehensive pressure on Russia in order to prevent breakdown of the Minsk agreements ", - reported in the document.
Moscow repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. Kiev continues to accuse Russia of "military aggression" and occasionally "finds" in the East of Ukraine and in the border areas of Russia some units of the armed forces, although international observers in the periodic inspections have never found any undeclared military activities.
The Ukrainian Parliament again called on the UN security Council and the Council of the European Union to accelerate the referral are Excited About the deployment in Ukraine of the international peacekeeping and security.