The main outcome of the meeting between the leaders of the "Normandy format" was an actual agreement to shift the timing of implementation of the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the Ukraine for the next year, said Last news Director of the Center for political conjuncture Alexei Chesnakov.
The meeting of presidents Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Chancellor Angela Merkel took place on the last working day of the week in the Elysee Palace. In the narrow format, the leaders talked approximately within one hour, after which the dialogue was continued in an expanded format.
"in fact" Norman four " agreed On the main - period of execution of the Minsk-2 pushed to 2016. Now Rada should adopt correlated with the republics of the election law, " - said Chesnakov.
As he said, " saved requirements On the implementation of the Kiev commitments on Amnesty, permanent fixing of the special status of Donbass, the continuation and adjustment of the constitutional reform "." I would like to remind that the idea to postpone local elections in the Donbass, during the subsequent year, linking the decision to implement the Amnesty, the special status and constitutional reform, was put forward by Luhansk people's Republic. In fact channel four has taken into account suggestions from the militia of Donbass. Now it's up to the republics, " - said Chesnakov.
"If the contact group in Minsk on Tuesday 6 October, all parties will confirm their opinion On the extension of the Minsk agreements for the following year, the Republic will most likely agree to postpone the election from February to March 2016. This is a clear victory for Putin ", - said the expert.
before the Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR appointed local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October. The authorities of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics many times stated About the conduct of its local elections regardless of the wishes of the authorities of Ukraine and said that Kyiv is in the hands of individual adopted the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with Lugansk and Donetsk, which does not comply with the Minsk agreements.