Passed by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the Law On local elections does not comply with the Minsk agreements and the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, said on Wednesday the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND on Minsk talks Denis Putilin.
The new Ukrainian Law defines the rules for elections to local councils, which will be held in Ukraine on 25 October of the current year. Kiev insists that the elections in the Donbass were appointed by the authorities of Ukraine and was conducted according to Ukrainian legislation. The Minsk agreement oblige Kiev to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized self-proclaimed DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
"Everything that happens in Parliament is an internal affair of Ukraine and the Donetsk people's Republic. They have their own elections, we - own. Ukraine in fact came from a substantive dialogue for a political settlement. The law On local elections, Passed the night Before, and tomorrow's valaisiana on the reform of the Constitution, lie outside the framework of the Minsk process and for this reason does not concern us ", - quotes the message Pushilin, the Donetsk news Agency.
for its part, the Plenipotentiary representative LNR in the contact group Vladislav Danego said that by signing the Law On elections, Poroshenko will show the reluctance of Kiev to implement the Minsk agreement." If Kiev does not want to implement the Minsk agreement, they shall be entitled to make any statement, they declared they are not going to implement a set of measures ", - quotes its words of the Luhansk information center.
However, he did not rule out that Poroshenko may not sign a Law that runs counter to the Minsk agreements." There remains the question of whether they sign the bill or not. It may well be that Poroshenko as a member of the "channel four" will come to its senses and will not sign this Law, " said Danego.
yesterday Pushilin said that Rada Adopted the Law are not satisfied with LNR and DND, because it does not take into account the requirements of the republics. Plenipotentiary representative of the DND reminded that their own version of the authorities of the people's republics were sent to the government of Ukraine and the OSCE.
first Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that the elections of heads of cities and districts of Donetsk national Republic will be held on October 18. The self-proclaimed head LNR Igor Carpenter has appointed elections of 1 November. Carpenter explained that the appointment of the date of the local elections in LNR due to the fact that Ukraine is in the hands of individual adopts the Law " On local elections ", not agreeing with LNR and DND. The content of the law If it " contradicts the letter and spirit of the Minsk agreements ". According to the Plenipotentiary LNR in the contact group Vladislav Danego, LNR and DNR began holding local elections in the calculation, because it would compel Kiev to the execution of the Minsk agreements.
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 will not recognize.
Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas the Ukrainian authorities began in April last year a military operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.