The head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko on the last working day of the week has signed the order about transfer of the elections of local self-government of 18 October of the current year for 2016, said the head of the people's Council DND Denis Putilin.
"We have made another step towards political dialogue with Ukraine. On the proposal of the guarantors of the Minsk process - France, Germany and Russia - We agreed to postpone local elections in the DPR on October 18, 2016. Today the Head signed a corresponding decree, "- said the speaker of Parliament, who heads the delegation of the Republic for the peace negotiations, reports RIA " Novosti ". Before the last working day of the week Putilin reported that the elections in the republics have the opportunity to pass on 21 February. Power DND and LNR on Tuesday agreed to postpone local elections for 2016. During this period of time the Ukrainian Authorities will be obliged to enforce all taken on their own shoulders in Minsk obligations, namely: to provide the Donbass special status, to prevent the persecution and reward the participants within DND and LNR, and also to take amendments to the Constitution in new, coherent with the self-proclaimed republics of edition. Kiev welcomed the postponement of elections, but also demands the cancellation of the election results of November 2, 2014 in DNR and LNR and informs about the need to adopt a special law on the elections within the limits of separate regions of Donbass.