Statement by the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM regarding the holding of illegitimate “elections” in eastern Ukraine on November 2, 2014

07/11/2014 12:07
Europe/Kiev

The Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM expresses its deep concern with regard to the holding on November 2, 2014 of “presidential and parliamentary elections” in eastern Ukraine, in breach of the Constitution and national legislation of Ukraine.

The Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM considers the vote illegitimate and does not recognize it. 

The Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM calls upon the international community to exert consolidated efforts towards finding a sustainable political solution to the crisis and reiterates the fundamental importance of respect for the territorial integrity, political independence and unity of Ukraine as a sovereign State.