Date of the local elections in DND on the talks in Minsk until was not discussed, told reporters the head of the National Council DND Andrey Purgin.
"The date of the election in Minsk until was not discussed, the election rules are discussed. The most interested party - the OSCE, and not the Ukrainian side. In this case, when talking About elections the maximum number of conversations with the commissioners of the OSCE, but as long as it's only dialogue. The ODIHR should be present at elections and, of course, they argue and defend their position on the issue of methodology and quality of the local elections ", - said Purgin.
He added that a strong preparation for the local elections has not yet started.
before the head of the Donetsk national Republic 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 called the election in the Republic on 1 November.
Carpenter explained that the appointment of the date of the local elections in LNR due to the adoption by Ukraine law " On local elections ", which was not agreed 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.