Breeding forces in the Donbass will help to ensure the security, which is a condition for the possibility of elections, said in an interview "Radio Freedom" the US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch.
"Our position is clear: first you have to have security to hold elections. How else to hold elections, if no security guarantees? As we have seen, a consensus on the ceasefire, which would be obliged to act in the Last 2 years, are not met. The latest consensus of the regime of silence is also violated. For this reason, it is important that the security was stable, "– leads her words RIA " Novosti ".
She also recalled the arrangements for the withdrawal of forces." I know This is a very debatable issue for Ukraine, but if you have the ability to divert power between them, the less chance that they will face in battle. This is one of the first steps, in my OPINION, As for the residents and for the entire political process – approve security", Greg said Jovanovic. Remember, the head of DNR and LC cancelled the local elections, first scheduled for 6 November. Before the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the elections in the Donbas can be held only after solving security issues, such as establishing surveillance over the border from armed of the OSCE mission. The head of the foreign Ministry Pavlo Klimkin on the last working day of the week acknowledged the correction of the position of Kiev on the issue of Donbass, saying the need to first hold elections, and then to oversee the border. Klimkin said that the elections have the opportunity to pass even Before the boundaries of the Ukrainian power structures. The print edition GLANCE, a detailed analysis of the meaning of This message. 2 November in DND and LNR passed a preliminary expression of the will. Thus on 22 September the head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter did not rule out that elections in local Authorities have the opportunity to move in the spring of 2017. September 7, Kyiv said that Ukraine is concerned about the organization of elections in the DNI and believes It is not in line with the Minsk agreements. The holding of local elections in the Donbass – one of the key stages to resolve the conflict in Ukraine According to the Minsk agreements. The authorities proclaimed DND and LNR repeatedly stated that the electoral process must be harmonized with them. However, Kiev Until now not adopted the necessary legislative acts.