Cancelling of "Special Status for Donbas" Law Does Not Mean New Fighting - Poroshenko's Adviser

Possible cancellation of the law of Ukraine which introduced special status in several areas of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions that are under control of pro-Russian militants will not mean transition to resumption of hostilities by the ATO forces.

This was announced by Oleh Medvediev, the president's adviser, Censor.NET reports citing OstroV.

"The issue of the law cancellation will be discussed Tuesday at the NSDC meeting. The law cancellation does not mean that the fighting should be resumed. Ukrainian authorities remain committed to the strategy of searching for peaceful ways of settling the conflict in the Donbas," the president's adviser said.

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Given this, the so-called 'elections' in the DPR and LPR on Nov. 2 have undermined the peace process.

"The so-called elections have undermined the peace process, but they did not stop it, nor mean they that we have to stop our efforts in search for the peaceful solution of the problem," Medvediev said.

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It was reported that the cancellation of the law on "special status for Donbas" would be discussed Tuesday at the NSDC meeting.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n310191