Jobbik MP Márton Gyöngyösi represents Hungary in the election monitoring group in Luhansk

Saturday, November 1, 2014

A group of international observers arrived in Donetsk and Luhansk on Saturday to monitor the Sunday's general elections in the two brake away republics reported Russian news agency Tass.

According to news reports, three of the observers representing national parties that are also members of the European Parliament, the rest of them representing nationalist parties of different countries; besides the vice president of the Hungarian National Assembly's Foreign Affairs Committee Márton Gyöngyösi, the Ataka party of Bulgaria, the Serbian National Front and the Greek Communist Party were mentioned that sent delegates in the election monitoring group.

Ataka party representative said to Novorossiya news agency that "only the elections can bring peace and prosperity to Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics". The representative expressed his hope that the elections will meet international standards.

The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics are set to elect their regional leaders and legislative bodies on November 2.

Kiev does not recognize the elections scheduled for Sunday as legitimate.

Besides Jobbik MP Márton Gyöngyösi, another Hungarian election observer Adrienn Szaniszló is also in the region reporting

(MTI - –


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