One of the conditions for postponing the elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics is the Abolition of Kiev of the regime of anti-terrorist operations, the source said.
"Cancel" ATO " is One of the conditions of postponement of elections. Now this issue is discussed during the Contact group ", - said the source RIA " Novosti ".
"The arguments in favor of cancelling the" ATO " that sound in Minsk, boil down to the fact that in the framework of the counter-terrorism operations within their holding of elections impossible ", - has added his story source. First Tuesday of the DND and LNR told about the consent to the postponement of elections on October 18 and November 1 for the following year ". Before it was announced that the authorities of Luhansk national Republic has canceled scheduled for 1 November local elections. Yesterday the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that has information about the intention of the DPR and LPR declare Tuesday to cancel the elections planned for October 18 and November 1. Recall, 16 September, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko, despite pressure from Kiev, said that it has appointed elections to local authorities of Donetsk national Republic on 18 October, the head LNR Igor Carpenter has appointed date of elections on November 1. On the last working day of the week in Paris was a meeting of heads of States "channel four" – Russia, France, Ukraine and German Chancellor Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel to resolve the situation in Ukraine.