Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden, speaking Tuesday in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, believes that residents of Donbass in the case of a referendum voted for the preservation of the region from Ukraine.
"When will there be free elections, I am sure that they will decide to stay out of Ukraine they are Ukrainians in the 1st place," Biden said, noting that solving the conflict in the Donbas required full implementation of the Minsk agreements, reports RIA " Novosti ". During this same speech, Biden said that Washington would never change its position on Crimea. Vice President Biden also said that Ukraine must fulfill the commitments under the Minsk agreements." in Ukraine, too, has obligations, he said, speaking in the Verkhovna Rada.- It is obliged to declare Amnesty, to decentralize governance in the Donbass. Further delay is unacceptable, and it concerns the elections in the Donbass ". Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic declared independence on the results of the referendums held eleven may 2014 in the range controlled by militias. On may 24 at the Congress of the DND and LNR signed the Treaty on creating the Union of the people's Republic – of Novorossiya. In Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. Against the February coup disgruntled residents of Eastern Ukraine Kyiv began in April a military operation.