Kiev does not recognize the elections in DND and LNR, said the foreign Ministry of Ukraine

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Kiev does not recognize the elections in the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, said Friday the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

Earlier, the Parliament of the DND has appointed the acting head of the Republic of Denis Pushilin, the elections of the heads of the DNI and the National Council decided to hold on November 11. In LC decided to hold elections of the head of Republic and deputies on the same day.

The Ukrainian foreign Ministry called the decision on the election of «provocative actions» that supposedly «undermine the Minsk agreement». «In the case of the fake «snap elections» will be null and void, will not create any legal consequences and will not be recognized neither Ukraine nor the world community», — said in a statement on the Ministry website.

The Agency reiterated that Kiev «remains committed to peaceful settlement of the situation in the Donbass based on the Minsk agreements.»

The representative of Kyiv in the humanitarian sub-group on Donbass Irina Gerashchenko expressed the view that the intention to hold elections in DND and LNR may temporarily suspend work in the Normandy format (France, Russia, Germany and Ukraine).

Kiev does not recognize the elections in DND and LNR, said the foreign Ministry of UkraineThe Minsk agreement

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