EU condemns "elections" in occupied Donbas

13:00, 13 November 2018
Politics
418 0
REUTERS

"At special OSCE Permanent Council meeting today EU strongly condemns so-called 'elections' carried out on 11 November by Russia - backed armed formations - brazen violation of intl & Ukrainian law & Minsk agreements. We consider them null & void," the EU Permanent Representation to the OSCE wrote on Twitter.

"Complete implementation of the Minsk agreements remains key to reaching a lasting peaceful solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine," it said.

Read also"DPR" pseudo-elections held in Vladislav Surkov's interests - media

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Russian-puppet "DPR" and "LPR" on November 11 held sham "elections" of the so-called "heads of people's republics" and "deputies of people's councils."

The international community has condemned the pseudo-vote.

The European Union, the United States, and Japan declared that the holding of "elections" in the occupied parts of eastern Ukraine was a violation of the Minsk agreements.

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry stressed that the fake "elections" in Donbas would not be recognized either by Ukraine or by the international community.

If you see a spelling error on our site, select it and press Ctrl+Enter