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 Poroshenko: Special regime in Donbas is possible only after control over territory is regained

President Poroshenko says the special order of local self-government in the Donbas is possible only after Ukraine regains control over its territory.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainska Pravda, he announced this at a solemn academy on the 110th anniversary of Metropolitan Sheptytskyi in Lviv. "The special order of local self-government is possible only after the Russian troops are withdrawn beyond the Ukrainian-Russian border," the president's Twitter reads.

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He reminded the Verkhovna Rada had passed the law on the special order of local self-government in separate regions of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions twice with full set of conditions necessary for the law to take effect being listed. They include withdrawal of arms and military, as well as regaining of Ukraine's control over its border.

 
 
 
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