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Monday, October 24, 2016

France refused to recognize the legitimacy of elections in Crimea

The foreign Ministry of France announced that they will not be legitimate elections in the state Duma, which took place on the territory of Crimea. However, not to recognize this Russian election of Paris is not. Recall that it was demanded on Monday the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, emphasizing the fact that the state Duma deputies chose in the “Ukrainian Crimea”.

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Deputy spokesman of the French foreign Ministry Alexander Giorgini said at a briefing on Monday that Paris would not recognize the legitimacy of participation of the Crimean population in elections of deputies of the state Duma of the Russian Federation.

According to him, French authorities believe that the illegal was the organization of these elections on the Peninsula, so, accordingly, the results of the vote, reports RIA “Novosti”.

Foreign Ministry spokesman explained that the French position remains unchanged: along with the EU, she believes the illegal annexation of Crimea to Russia.

We will remind that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Monday registered a draft law on the recognition of illegitimate elections in Russia, due to the fact that the deputies of the state Duma elected in Crimea, which Kiev considers its territory. The leader of the party “national front” Arseniy Yatsenyuk asked the deputies of all fractions of this bill to support. While ten days ago, the Ukrainian Parliament has appealed to MPs from other countries and international organizations with a demand not to recognize the elections in Russia because of the Crimean factor.

Read the material: the Parliament questioned the legitimacy of the elections to the state Duma

Watch the video on “the Fight at the Russian Embassy in Kiev: Russian beaten, detained the Deputy”

Elections to the State Duma 2016. Chronicle of events

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