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Ukrainian President: We are ready to hold fair elections in Ukrainian Donbas, work with elected officials

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has said that the Ukrainian authorities are ready to hold fair elections in Donbas and cooperate with the authorities which local residents can choose for themselves
Ukrainian President: We are ready to hold fair elections in Ukrainian Donbas, work with elected officials

“We are ready to conduct fair elections and cooperate with the choice that will be made by a Ukrainian Donbas,” the president wrote on Twitter on Monday during a visit to Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine.

Also, Poroshenko said that both Donbas and Ukraine at large are striving for peace.

“We are ready to restore Ukrainian sovereignty in Donbas. This is what the Ukrainian people want, what Donbas is striving for,” the president said.

“A lion’s share of my visit to Donbas focuses on peaceful affairs,” he wrote.

It should be recalled that Ukrainian President has visited Donetsk region on Monday and examined the results of houses restoration in war-torn cities.