The French authorities welcomed the Adoption by the Verkhovna Rada in the first reading amendments to the Constitution on decentralization of power, said at a press conference on Tuesday the official representative of the foreign Ministry of France Romain Nadal.
The Parliament of Ukraine on the proposal of the President Petro Poroshenko accepted on the first day of the week in the first reading the draft changes to the Constitution of the country in terms of decentralization. The adoption of the document provoked protests from the three factions of the coalition. After the vote, the Parliament had been disturbances. The interior Minister has been charged in the ongoing unrest nationalist party " Freedom ".
"These amendments are adopted by the majority of Ukrainian people's deputies, consistent with the programme of reforms Kyiv coalition and must be allowed to advance in the implementation of the political part of the package of the Minsk agreements," said Nadal at the press conference on Tuesday.
Authorized DND and LNR first stressed that amendments to the Constitution were not agreed with the authorities of the breakaway republics, as envisaged by the Minsk agreements, and were not " brought up for discussion in the framework of the Minsk process ". Review of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Poroshenko proposed amendments are merely a simulation run Kiev Minsk agreements.