Russia refused the initiative of Ukraine to hold an extraordinary meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk regarding pseudo-elections in the occupied territory of Donbass. This was stated by representative of Ukraine in the TСG Iryna Herashchenko, - 112.Ukrainу reports.
According to Herashchenko, despite the willingness of the OSCE representatives to convene an extraordinary meeting of the TCG in connection with "elections" in the occupied Donbass, the Russian Federation categorically refused this initiative of Ukraine.
"Despite the willingness of the OSCE representatives to immediately convene an extraordinary meeting of the TCG in connection with fake "elections" in the Donbass, Russia categorically refused this initiative of Ukraine, saying that "it does not see it as necessary". The OSCE received a corresponding letter from the Russian representatives", - Herashchenko reported.
Earlier, Ukraine proposed the TCG to hold an extraordinary meeting in connection with fake "elections" in the Donbass.
The report reminds that "elections" of the "people's councils" (parliaments) and "heads" of the territories were held in certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (CADLO) on November 11. Neither Ukraine nor the world community recognized the pseudo-elections. This is confirmed by the official statements of the European Union and NATO.