Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman said on Thursday that the European Parliament will send its observers to the local elections which will be held in Ukraine on 25 October.
"in response to my invitation to the conference of presidents of the European Parliament adopted an opinion On the business trip of the delegation of observers to the local elections in Ukraine on 25 October. Often the European Parliament monitors local elections, " Groysman said on his page century
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic has appointed the local elections on 1 November, and in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, they are obliged to pass on 18 October. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Donetsk and Lugansk are obliged to dispense with the holding of local elections, and tried to convince them to immediately begin discussions on the modalities of their conduct according to the Ukrainian laws.
The authorities of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics many times stated About the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev. However, they explained that the appointment date of the local elections due to the fact that Kiev is in the hands of individual adopted the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with LNR and DND, which does not comply with the Minsk agreements.