The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine may determine a different date for local elections in parts of the Donbass region, where the Ukrainian authorities will Not be able to hold their 25th October, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
"Can not supply the activity of the Ukrainian media, Ukrainian parties, the safety of people, protection of voting – fate in the hands of the Verkhovna Rada to declare (local elections) as soon as there is this possibility in areas where elections still impossible ", – Poroshenko said in the interview to Ukrainian TV channels on Sunday.
according to his statement, where this option is, elections are required to complete, reports RIA " Novosti ". On Sunday, foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin tried to convince immediately to start discussing elections in self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics in the trilateral contact group (TCG). On the first day of the weekend, the Ministers of foreign Affairs of the "channel four" (Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France) held dialogues in Berlin. The meeting lasted over three hours. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov positively assessed the past in Berlin dialogues of foreign Ministers in the " Normandy format ", saying that the two sides stressed the need to establish a direct dialogue between Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk. September 9 the mission of the Office for democratic institutions and human rights of the Organization for security and cooperation in the European Union (OSCE / ODIHR) has said it will Not participate in observing the elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. DNR has expressed a regret in connection with the decision of the OSCE. Prior to this, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine said that the holding of local elections in Donetsk and Luhansk will lead to the disruption of the Minsk agreements.