Austrian policy: residents DND can determine your future
Residents self-proclaimed DND can self-determination, And They have the right to choose their future, believes arrived in Donetsk policies of Austria, the Reformist leader of the conservative party Ewald Stadler.
in the self-proclaimed DND AND LNR November 2 elections, which Kyiv authorities considered illegal. The EU believes that these elections in conflict Minsk agreement on the settlement of the fall in the Donbass, And refuses to acknowledge their results. In the capital of Russia believe that artificial interpretation of the agreements prevents the resolution of the conflict situation in Ukraine.
" citizens can self-determination. They have the right to decide their future. And have a fundamental right to elect their own representatives ", - says Stadler. According to him, " tomorrow will be a very important step in this direction, when citizens have the opportunity to vote ".
" Circumstances, where the election is taking place, heavy enough, everyone knows that. However, in these special conditions special value And assumes the role of international observers, " believes Austrian politician. At the same time Stadler did not want as long as to assess elections in DND, saying that one must " show the entire election process."" Ask me tomorrow or the day after. After the tenth section of the overall picture will become clear, " said the observer, stating that in his opinion will be unbiased." in my opinion no pressure. For my trip I was paying himself", " He assured.
Speaking about election assessment in DND AND LNR from the official European institutions (They have already told that he will refuse to acknowledge them), Stadler called this attitude to the elections in the East of Ukraine " biased "." They will not listen to our reports, unfortunately. Although this conflict is a good example of how different the views of governments (European countries) And the public, " He said.
He Also gave a comparison of the elections in DND with a referendum in Kosovo." If you remember, the referendum in Kosovo was adopted even before It took place. If you received it, why do you refuse to elections And referendums others?" - said the politician." My arrival is only a small contribution I can make to the development of democracy in the region. I also Want to see what's going on here, " said He.
Ewald Stadler is a member of the Association authorized the leading European countries, which aim at monitoring the electoral process, the assessment of the elections from a legal point of view And compliance with the voting procedure international democratic norms.