Ukrainian representatives of the Trilateral contact group in Minsk has put forward the requirements, without which the conduct of the elections in the Donbas is impossible.
Elections in Donbas possible only after Ukraine will be returned to full control over the state border, refugees and displaced persons can return to their homes, in the electoral lists will include all parties and candidates, and international observers can participate in the electoral process. About it the press Secretary of the Ukrainian representative in the TAG of ex-President Leonid Kuchma Darka olifer announced on his page in Facebook.
According to Durka olifer such conditions the Ukrainian side put forward at the last meeting of the TAG in Minsk. She also noted that progress in relations between Ukraine and Russia is observed only in the question of exchange of prisoners, while a number of commitments under the Minsk agreements took on Russia remain unfulfilled.
So, said Darka olifer, despite the declared mode of silence, the Russian armed forces continue daily attacks on Ukrainian positions, including, from the types of weapons banned by the Minsk agreements. In addition, it is still not ensured monitoring of the Ukrainian-Russian border under the OSCE monitoring.
In addition, Ukraine intends to insist that the OSCE SMM conducted a re-verification of the withdrawal of heavy weapons and their storage sites.