The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics are not satisfied with Kiev Introduced a bill on local elections in certain regions of Donbass, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND in the Contact group, the Speaker of the National Council of the Republic of Denis Putilin.
"It's a pretty empty action from Ukraine, which throws in some degree ago… the Concept of the electoral law, which they have shown, will not be anything new ", – transmits Informagentstvo.
Pushilin said that the talks in Minsk, the subgroup on political issues did not come to an understanding." This Concept – a statement of their intentions, which does not suit us and which needs to be discussed During political subgroups, which is what happens ", – said Pushilin. According to him, the Ukrainian side did not want from those previously reached consensus on holding local elections in DND and LNR under the majoritarian system." Was solved already the question of elections under the majority system and the non-participation of political parties, what was the agreement in may. But then Ukraine is not wanted and start the discussion of these questions ", - has told Pushilin. Speaker of the Parliament DND also informed that on 3 November, the Contact group on the peaceful settlement of conflict situations in the Donbass will hold dialogues via videoconference. In this case the next meeting of the Contact group is scheduled for 17 November. On Thursday the Commissioner of Ukraine in the political subgroup of the trilateral Contact group on Donbas Roman Bezsmertny said that Kiev submitted at the last talks in Minsk with the proposals for the elections in the Donbas are a comprehensive concept document for a political settlement. On Tuesday, the OSCE representative Martin Sajdik said that Ukraine had submitted to the Contact group a draft law on holding local elections in the Donbass. Before that, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that representatives of his country during the meeting of the trilateral Contact group in Minsk on Tuesday will introduce changes to the electoral law.