"LPR" militant leader wants to agree on "elections" with Kyiv

11:30, 26 November 2015
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The local "elections" in the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) militant organization scheduled for February 21 are likely to be held under the law, which will be agreed in negotiations with Kyiv, the leader of the LPR Igor Plotnitsky said in an interview with RIA news agency.

Ihor Plotnitskiy / ghall.com.ua

"I think that the elections will be held according to the law, which will be agreed in the course of compulsory direct negotiations between representatives of the LPR and DPR and Kyiv," Plotnytskiy said.

Read alsoKremlin and FSB discussing Plotnitsky's dismissal for theftThe fact that these negotiations are taking place and "are giving encouraging results" is the undoubted merit of Russian diplomacy, as well as that of Germany and France, he added.

As UNIAN reported earlier, in October, the leaders of the DPR and LPR agreed to reschedule "local elections" for 2016.

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