The United States condemned is scheduled for November 11 elections in DND and LNR

© AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite, FileЗдание of the US state Department in Washington. Archival photoThe United States condemned is scheduled for November 11 elections in DND and LNR© AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite, File

The United States condemns planned for the 11 November elections in DND and LNR, said the spokeswoman Heather Nauert.

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 United States condemns the announcement of the plans to hold elections in so-called «Donetsk and Lugansk national republics». Given the fact that these territories remain under the control of the Russian Federation, these elections are impossible in the highest degree contrary to Russia’s obligations in the framework of the Minsk agreements», — she told reporters.

The head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko was killed on 31 August as a result of explosion in cafe «Separable» in the center of Donetsk. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that there is little doubt that his murder is Kiev. The Parliament of the DND has appointed the acting head of the Republic representative at the talks in Minsk Denis Pushilin.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict began more than 10 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.

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