The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the meeting with the delegation of the U.S. Congress condemned the plans proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR) to hold elections in 2016.
"He (Poroshenko) has also condemned the fresh plans of the leaders of the so called DNR/LNR to hold local elections in 2016. According to the President, the date of local elections will be defined after adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the relevant legislation on the basis of Ukrainian law and with the standards of the OSCE/ODIHR, " - said in report of press service of the head of the Ukrainian country, reports the news Agency.
before the first day of the week, the head proclaimed Lugansk national Republic (LNR) Igor Carpenter signed a decree on the postponement of local elections on 21 February 2016. On 10 October the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko has signed a decree on the postponement of local elections in the DPR on 20 April 2016. Power DND and LNR on Tuesday agreed to postpone local elections for 2016. During this period of time the Ukrainian Authorities will be obliged to enforce all taken on their own shoulders in Minsk obligations, namely: to provide the Donbass special status, to prevent the persecution and reward the participants within DND and LNR, and also to take amendments to the Constitution in new, coherent with the self-proclaimed republics of edition. Kiev welcomed the postponement of elections, but also demands the cancellation of the election results of November 2, 2014 in DNR and LNR and informs on the need for special legislation about elections within the individual areas of the Donbass.