Ukraine separatists refuse to hold December elections

(AGI) Moscow, Sept 17 - Pro-Russia separatists in easternUkraine on Wednesday said they would allow Kiev to holdelections in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. OnTuesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko passed lawscombining temporary self-rule for the country's breakawayregions with early elections in December. "We have our own'Supreme Council' and it is up to us to decide when to holdelections," said the DPR's self-proclaimed prime minister,Aleksandr Zakharchenko. .

(AGI) Moscow, Sept 17 - Pro-Russia separatists in easternUkraine on Wednesday said they would allow Kiev to holdelections in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. OnTuesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko passed lawscombining temporary self-rule for the country's breakawayregions with early elections in December. "We have our own'Supreme Council' and it is up to us to decide when to holdelections," said the DPR's self-proclaimed prime minister,Aleksandr Zakharchenko. .