Volker calls on Ukraine to allow Russians to monitor presidential election

Volker calls on Ukraine to allow Russians to monitor presidential election

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U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker called on the Ukrainian authorities to allow Russian observers to monitor the presidential election in March 2019.

"Ukraine needs ODIHR [OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights] monitors to prove it adhers to democratic standards. Otherwise allows people to question election. OK if Russian monitors are part -- but under ODIHR authority. No games. Ukraine needs to have confidence in its own democratic institutions," Volker wrote on Twitter.


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