Local elections will be held with restrictions due to coronavirus, - Zelensky

Source : 112 Ukraine

To create and preserve the opportunity toi vote, the government must think of a new mechanism
21:20, 29 July 2020

Volodymyr Zelensky
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In Ukraine, local elections will be held with certain restrictions due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated this, adding that the authorities should think of an appropriate mechanism.

"It is obvious that the upcoming elections will be held against the background of certain restrictions due to coronavirus infection, and now we need to think over mechanisms, procedures and funding to protect Ukrainians and give them the opportunity to freely vote for candidates," Volodymyr Zelensky said.

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Interior Minister Arsen Avakov added that there are enough observers of order during the voting in Ukraine. In turn, Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces of Ukraine Ruslan Homchak said that the situation in the JFO area is controlled, and there are no coronavirus-infected.

In addition, a "regime of silence" is declared in Donbas, since the beginning of which the militants have not wounded a single Ukrainian military - officially.

Local elections in Ukraine will be held on October 25, 2020.

As we reported before, the upcoming local elections in Ukraine will take place in a difficult environment given the new election legislation and the coronavirus pandemic.

Related: Russia intends to extend sanctions against Ukraine

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