The message proclaimed DND and LNR about the transfer of elections from autumn of the current year for the following year will give the opportunity to make rules to prepare the vote properly and gives hope for a sustainable political solution to the conflict, reported in circulation the official envoy of the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogherini.
"Today's announcement will give the opportunity to prepare appropriate rules for local elections in parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Accordance with Ukrainian law and OSCE standards under the supervision of the ODIHR ", ? quotes RIA "news" the communique.
Commissioner Mogherini said that " should the implementation will be a fundamental step towards the full implementation of the Minsk agreements "." together with not long ago agreed about the discharge of small caliber weapons, This message gives new hope for a sustainable political settlement of the conflict ", - has told the Commissioner of the head of EU diplomacy. For its part in the German foreign Ministry also said that a positive view of the postponement of elections proclaimed DND and LNR." This is good news. This gives space for the local elections in Accordance with the Minsk agreements. Now we cannot relent in our efforts, the contact group should also be continued", - has declared the Commissioner of the German foreign Ministry. The Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko said that the postponement of elections in self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk National republics open the way for the return of Ukraine in the Donbas with the help of elections under the Ukrainian legislation. Before that, press Secretary of the messenger of Kiev in the trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbass Daria olifer said that Kyiv welcomes the message of the authorized Donetsk and Lugansk National Republics on the abolition of local elections. First Tuesday of the DND and LNR told about the consent to the postponement of elections on October 18 and November 1 for the following year ". Before it was announced that the authorities of Luhansk national Republic has canceled scheduled for 1 November local elections. According to the source, the DPR and the LPR agreed to postpone the election with the abolition of "anti-terrorist" operations. Yesterday the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that has information about the intention of the DPR and LPR declare Tuesday to cancel the elections planned for October 18 and November 1.