The United States consider illegal elections held on Sunday, Nov. 2, by the terrorists of the DPR and LPR in the occupied regions of the Donbas. This was announced by the White house spokesman Mark Stroh, Censor.NET reports citing zn.ua.
According to Stroh, the so-called "elections" violate both Constitution and legislation of Ukraine, and Minsk Agreements of Sept. 5.
He said that the USA would not recognized the outcome, and urge all members of the international community to do the same.
Stroh said that the only legitimate local elections in the east of Ukraine could be held on Dec. 7.
It was reported that Russia recognized the "elections" by the terrorists. The Russian Foreign Ministry said that "elected representatives received a mandate to solve practical problems to restore normal life in the regions."