Hollande supported the decision of the DPR and LPR to postpone the election
The head of the French Republic Francois Hollande welcomes the decision of the authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic to postpone the election to a later date, according to a statement released on Tuesday the statement of the Elysee Palace. "This decision was the result of negotiations in the Normandy format, which took place on the first day of the week in the Elysee Palace with the participation of Mr (Russian President Vladimir) Putin, Mrs (German Chancellor Angela) Merkel and Mr. (President of Ukraine Peter) Poroshenko ", – results in the message Hollande, RIA " Novosti "." It provides an opportunity to continue implementing the Minsk agreements are the only way for a peaceful settlement of the situation in Ukraine ", – said in the communiqu?. 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. Kiev believes that to return to the legal field of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions want to cancel the election results November 2, 2014. The Commissioner of Kiev in the sub-group on humanitarian issues Iryna Gerashchenko also said that the date of elections in Donetsk and Lugansk out Ukrainian Rada. 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.