Elections in “LDNR” contrary to the Minsk-2 – OSCE

Выборы в "ЛДНР" противоречат Минску-2 - ОБСЕ

The OSCE opposes the “elections” held in “LDNR”

Elections in “DNR” and “LNR” do not contradict the Minsk agreements, saying in turn, in Russia.

Elections in the breakaway “republics” of Donbass will not correspond to the Minsk agreements. This was stated by the OSCE representative to the Trilateral contact group on Ukraine Martin Sajdik following the meeting in Minsk on Tuesday, 6 November, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“I personally believe that the holding of these so-called elections meets neither the letter nor the spirit of the Minsk agreements,” said Sidik.

According to him, polytropa at this meeting, “among others exchanged views on the modalities of implementation of the formula Steinmeier in light of recent decisions adopted by the parties.”

Sajdik noted that in this regard, during the plenary meeting of the TAG discussed the issue of holding elections in the Donbass.

Earlier today, the envoy of Russia in the Contact group on settling the situation in Donbass Boris Gryzlov said that during the meeting, the Russian delegation once again explained its position regarding elections in “LDNR”.

“Elections in Donbass contradict the Minsk agreements”, – said the envoy.

“This is not an election of local authorities prescribed in the Minsk agreements. Elections of heads and “people’s councils” in the “republics” of Donbass required for territory management, ensure the daily lives of people in this situation”, – he explained.

In turn, first Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Gerashchenko said that the Russian Federation at the talks in Minsk officially announced the recognition of “elections” in the Donbass.

As reported, the separatists announced the decision to hold the November 11, the so-called “elections” in “LDNR” a week after the death in Donetsk of the head “DNR” Alexander Zakharchenko . In Moscow, then the holding of these “elections” has called “necessary in the current conditions measure.”

Kiev, EU, USA called the upcoming “elections” illegal and contrary to the Minsk agreements, calling to refuse them.


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