The party " Opposition bloc demanded that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko not to sign the law on local elections and send it to the Venice Commission for examination, according to a statement released on Wednesday the party statement.
"the law on local elections, adopted on Tuesday by a coalition war, violates the Minsk agreement, does not take into account the wishes of the settlers, ignores the conclusions of the Venice Commission also violates the regulations of the Verkhovna Rada." The opposition bloc did not vote for this legislation, which leads Ukraine not to peace, but the war should continue, " - said in the appeal of the party.
the appeal noted that the law violates the 12th paragraph of the Minsk agreements, according to which questions on the holding of local elections in the Donbas were obliged to agree to the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine." Voting for the legislation, the deputies of the coalition ignored the advice of the Venice Commission, which made clear: you cannot make changes to existing electoral Law for 3 months before the election, " said Party.
"The opposition bloc demands from the President not to sign the draft law on local elections and send it to the Venice Commission for examination ", - reported in circulation.
Ukraine's Parliament on Tuesday passed legislation that determines the rules for elections to local councils, which will be held in the country on 25 October of the current year. Now the oblast, city and district councils will be elected by proportional representation with the so-called open lists, and the election of people's deputies of village councils - the majority system of relative majority. In the election will not be eligible blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties increased from 3% to 5%.
in the so-called transitional (additional) provisions of the act stipulates that regular elections to local government bodies in Crimea and city of Sevastopol, which in Kiev is still considered Ukrainian territory, and likewise in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions are not held in connection with the Commission of the Russian Federation temporary occupation and military aggression against Ukraine ". The list of localities where elections will not be held, will be Appointed by a separate resolution Happy.
Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis in a peaceful way.