The adoption of the Ukrainian authorities of a number of draft laws on granting special status part of the region of Donbass is the failures of the spirit and letter of the Minsk agreement, said permanent Commissioner Russia to the OSCE Andrey Kelin.
"With regard to the elections and the introduction of a special status for particular regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, and in truth, this is not a failure, and a violation of the spirit and letter of the Minsk agreement" - quoted message k?lin on the air of TV channel "Russia 1" RIA " Novosti ". According to his statement, in Minsk the docs say That the next day after the end of the diversion of arms, is obliged to begin a dialogue on special status DNR and LC. Remember, March 17, people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the resolution on the recognition of individual areas of Donbass occupied at the time. In addition, the Verkhovna Rada approved the appeal of the President of Petro Poroshenko in the UN security Council and the EU Council on the deployment within the country international peacekeeping and security. Before that, people's deputies of the Ukrainian Parliament adopted amendments in the law on the special status of Donbass, according to which some areas of Donbass beyond the control of Kiev, will be endowed with a special status only after the local elections according to the laws of Ukraine and under the supervision of international observers. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov declared That the decision of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the status of Donbass violate the Minsk consensus, in fact they're rewritten.