The Russian leadership welcomes the decision of the proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic to postpone the election for the next year, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"This is another example of a flexible and constructive approach in the interests of implementation of the Minsk agreements ", - has declared it to " Interfax ".
Tuesday DND and LNR told about the consent to the postponement of elections on October 18 and November 1 for the following year ". 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. 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. The EU also applauded the decision of the DND and LNR told, because It will give the opportunity to make rules to prepare the vote properly and gives hope for a sustainable political solution to the conflict. 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.