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State Department spokesman: US does not support referendum idea in Donbass

The White House stands for the solution of the conflict through the Minsk agreements.

State Department spokesman Heather Nauert (Heather Nauert) said that the US will not support the proposal for a referendum in the Donbass. According to her, the authorities consider his conduct illegitimate.

“For the sake of clarity: the White House does not consider supporting a referendum in Eastern Ukraine. “Referendum” would become illegitimate. We continue to support the resolution of the conflict in the Donbass with the help of the Minsk agreements “

Earlier, Vladimir Putin told Russian diplomats that after the summit in Helsinki, he offered Donald Trump to hold a referendum on the status of self-proclaimed People’s Republic of China and the People’s Republic of Germany. This was reported by Bloomberg. Journalists of the agency noted that the US president asked not to talk about the referendum publicly, in order to take time for deliberation.

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