Ukraine to forbid Russian observers to visit elections: new rules for foreign countries

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Commission of Ukraine asks to study all the requirements before sending observers to the elections
16:26, 23 January 2019

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The Central Election Commission of Ukraine asked foreign countries and international organizations not to send observers from Russia to the presidential elections on May, 31. Reports the press service of the Commission.

 “That is why the Commission refers to all foreign countries and international organizations intending to observe the election process in Ukraine. The Russian Federation is the aggressor state, which commits an aggression crime against Ukraine and temporary occupies the territories of Ukraine”, according to the law “On peculiarities of state policy concerning protecting sovereignty of Ukraine on the temporary occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions”, - is stated in the report.  

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Besides, the Election Commission emphasizes on the fact, that there will be criminal responsibility on those, who cross the state border aiming to inflict harm on the state interests. Also on those, who are not allowed to enter the country or the representatives of armed forces and other armed organizations from the aggressor state in entry points as well as other ways without necessary documents or with documents that have inappropriate data.  

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