Tatyana Firsova. The Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomed the holding of local elections in Ukraine now, according to his statement, it is important that elections beyond the control of Kyiv regions were in Accordance with Ukrainian and international law.
"For further implementation of the Minsk agreements need to now elections in separatist-held areas could go in the foreseeable future and according to accepted rules. To do this in the near future according to the rules of the Minsk agreements must be agreed and adopted the electoral law, " he said Tuesday Steinmeier, who was quoted by the German foreign Ministry.
Local elections in Ukraine took place on Sunday. In the Donbass elections were held only in part of the territories controlled by Kiev. In late summer the CEC of Ukraine adopted a decree, which determined the Kiev-controlled areas of Luhansk and Donetsk regions, where no Local elections were held. They were not carried out in 91 local Council in Artemovsk, Volnovakha, Volodarsky, Konstantin, Maryino, Starobeshevo, Yasinovatskiy districts of Donetsk region, and similarly in the towns Avdiyivka, Artemivsk, Horlivka, debaltseve, Dzerzhinsk, Dokuchayevsk and Konstantinovka.
in addition, valaisiana never took place in 2 cities of Donetsk region - Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk.