The date of elections in Donetsk and Lugansk out Ukrainian Rada, said the Commissioner of Kiev in the sub-group on humanitarian issues Iryna Gerashchenko.
"A date for new elections, which are obliged to pass on to Ukrainian legislation, and where required to participate immigrants ? real voice of Donbass (and they are required to obtain the opportunity to elect and be elected to local councils and city hall) ? must find the Verkhovna Rada ", - has written it in his own Facebook.
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. From its part the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian leadership welcomes the decision of the DPR and LPR. 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.