Plenipotentiary representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic in Minsk talks, Vice-speaker of the Parliament DND Denis Putilin said that wished to observe the upcoming elections in the Republic of local authorities commissioners of the Bureau for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE.
"in reality, (the observers), the ODIHR provided a set of measures (approved by the contact group in Minsk on 12 February - ed.), for this reason we would like (them) to observe the elections. Also in preparation, say, letters to the invitations of other international observers, because we want the maximum transparently, under the supervision of the maximum number of persons who understand, because it is the process that will be able to give my opinion on the completion of this process ", - said Pushilin live TV channel " Russia 24 ".
Answering the question about where the self-proclaimed leadership DNR wants to invite observers, he showed that, " of course, Russia and Europe ".
Vice-speaker of the Parliament DND Also said that in Debaltsevo elections will not be held." Based on the complex of measures on the Basis of those documents, on the Basis of the Minsk process, in the 1-St of all, elections are being held on territory that was assigned to the line on September 19 ".
"In order not to violate the Minsk agreement, we hold elections there (in Debaltsevo - ed.) will not" - said Pushilin.
first head of the Bureau for democratic institutions and human rights Michael link said that the ODIHR mission will go on elections in the Donbass only if there is an official invitation of Kiev.
Ukraine is preparing to hold regular elections to local government bodies on October 25. Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that the elections of heads of cities and districts of the Republic will be held on October 18. The holding of local elections in the Donbass envisaged by the Minsk agreements. Zakharchenko was subjected to a charge Kiev that it does not comply with the Minsk agreement in terms of decentralization, the introduction of the special status of Donbass, the preparation of the elections, and said that the DNR is forced on their own to start their execution.
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum of the Republic declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union of " new Russia ", put together their own authorities. The second of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments. Kiev DND and LNR not recognized and began against the inhabitants of the region force special operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.