Constitutional amendments on decentralization in Ukraine only an imitation of the implementation of the Minsk agreements, said correspondents 1st Deputy head of the faction "United Russia" in the state Duma Franz Klintsevich.
The Venice Commission (an Advisory body of the Council of Europe on constitutional law) on Wednesday concluded that filed by Ukraine of the Constitutional amendments on decentralization of power in General " worthy of support ", at the same time noting. The constitutional Commission on the last working day of the week approved the draft amendments, the head of the Petro Poroshenko wishes to submit them to the Verkhovna Rada for the upcoming week.
"Approved by the constitutional Commission draft changes to the Constitution of Ukraine in the part of the decentralization of power is only an imitation of the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Completely ignored one of the fundamental conditions of preparation of this document, " said the Klintsevich.
He explained that the changes were developed without the participation of authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR, " which reduces their political value to zero."" They will not step will bring Ukraine closer to peace and harmony. I think that the Venice Commission rushed, considering that these clarifications in General deserve support, " he added.
The Minsk agreement prescribes to spend on the Ukraine constitutional reform before the end of the year, suggesting in the form of a key element of decentralization taking into account the characteristics of individual regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, agreed with the commissioners of these districts ". First of DNR and LNR sent to the constitutional Commission and the Minsk contact group their proposals on changes to the Ukrainian Constitution.