Angelina Timofeeva. Elections in the Donbass must be based on the Ukrainian legislation and the criteria set by the Office for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE, told reporters on the last working day of the week the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin after a meeting in Berlin with partners from Russia, Germany and France during the " Normandy format ".
"The elections in the Donbass must be based on the Ukrainian legislation and the criteria set by the Office for democratic institutions and human rights OSCE ", - said Klimkin.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.