The US does not recognize elections in the Donbass held outside of the Minsk agreements, – Nuland

США не признают выборы на Донбассе, проведенные вне минских соглашений, - Нуланд

The US does not recognize the local elections in the Donbass, if they will not be held in accordance with Minsk agreements. This was stated by assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland, says “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“We, like no one else in the international community not recognize any results of the elections in the Donbass held outside of the Minsk agreements”,- said Nuland told reporters.

As earlier reported, the CEC stated that in the coming years to hold elections in the occupied districts of Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts will fail not only because of the war, but the absence of the voter register.

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We will remind, leaders of the self-proclaimed “Luhansk people’s Republic” (“LPR”) and “Donetsk people’s Republic” (“DNR”) is synchronously moved “local elections” in the occupied territories on July 24, 2016

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that already in fact agreed upon the concept of legislation for holding local elections in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The head of state noted that the elections in the Donbass possible after ensuring safety, the introduction of police of the OSCE mission and the return of Kiev control over the border.

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