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 I will never allow a referendum on detachment of Donbas from Ukraine - Poroshenko

Questions about detaching Donbas are a provocation.

This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during a press conference, Censor.NET reports.

"As a president, I am the guarantor of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. Questions about detaching the Donbas are a provocation. I will never allow a referendum on the detachment of the Donbas from Ukraine," Poroshenko said.

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He added that a national referendum on the status of the Donbas as part of the country can be held.

"I emphasize that I do not rule out holding a referendum in which the citizens of Ukraine will be able to say how they see the future of the Donbas as a part of Ukraine," he said.


 
 
 
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