Residents of Donbass before the vote on the referendum on the status of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Maxim Blinowska rejected the idea of holding a referendum in the Donbass, said the representative of the state Department in Ukraine with Kurt Volker. On radio Sputnik analyst Anton Bredikhin commented on the American side.
The United States rejected the idea of holding a referendum in the Donbass about the status of the region, said the representative of the State Department of Ukraine Kurt Volker.
“She has no legal justification from the point of view of the Ukrainian Constitution, and no legal justification from the point of view of the Minsk agreements. We clearly stated that it is impossible to hold a referendum on only part of Ukraine”, – he said during a telephone briefing.
Earlier, the Russian presidential aide for international Affairs Yuri Ushakov said that at the summit in Helsinki, Mr Putin and Donald trump discussed the possibility of holding a referendum in the Donbass on the status of the breakaway LC and DNR.